April 28, 2010 — Reuters reports on the new study, “Out of Balance?” finding that state and local employees often are paid less than their counterparts in the U.S. private sector, even though public sector employees typically have more education.

Public employees also have lower total compensation, which includes health care, than workers in the private sector. And state and local employees are twice as likely to hold a college degree or higher than are private sector employees, the report said.

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