Union Chiefs Pull Six-Figure Salaries

Thursday, 03 Mar 2011 01:35 PM

By Dan Weil

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
While public employee unions are crying about the hardships their members suffer, the heads of the unions certainly aren’t doing so badly. A study by the Center for Public Integrity found that leaders earned between $173,000 and $618,000 at major public unions in 2009, Politico reports. Of course it is union dues that pay those salaries.

Gerard McEntee
Gerard McEntee
Have a look at the three biggest unions. Gerard McEntee, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, took home $479,328 in salary and benefits in 2009.

At the 3.2 million-member National Education Association, President Dennis Van Roekel earned $397,721 in salary and benefits in 2009.

And the American Federation of Teachers paid President Randi Weingarten $428,384 in salary and benefits.


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

N. Dakota Oil Revenue May Lead to Free College Tuition

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 14:25 PM

North Dakota's oil drilling boom is financing millions of dollars in improvements at the state's colleges, and it may be . . .

Obama Urged to End Military Spending Caps to Fight ISIS

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 13:46 PM

With the Pentagon spending $10 million a day to fight the Islamic State (ISIS), two leading Republican lawmakers have ca . . .

Alaska Senate Race Heats Up With Candidates Set for Debates

Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014 13:36 PM

In the last month before Election Day, Republican Dan Sullivan and Democratic Sen. Mark Begich will face off in seven de . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved