A Tale of Two Public Services BART vs. Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board
Original post made by Erin Glanville, Menlo Park, on Oct 29, 2013
A Tale of Two Public Services
BART vs. Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board
The BART trains have started rolling again as a tentative agreement has been reached, much to the relief of Bay Area commuters. But many people, including me, have been left reeling by what the strike uncovered about massive overtime spending enabled by "lucrative" work rules. A growing story of our time is public pension liabilities. Thanks to the strike, light has now also been shined on the dangers of excessive overtime pay. The results are appalling.
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