The State Worker: With pensions under attack, unions fight back

May 5, 2011

Sacramento Bee

Here comes the pension push-back.

After more than three years feeling like a collective political punching bag, public employee unions have mounted a multifaceted campaign to defend their pensions and fend off "attacks" on their members.

A few events this week illustrate what's going on:

Monday: The California State Employees Association started recruiting retiree members for CalPERS "ambassadors" program, which starts later this month. Read more here.