Union fast facts
John Wright

The Show-Me Institute’s Fast Facts series is a great way to brush up on the basics of critical public policy issues facing our state, including, public pensions, school choice, budget and tax policy, and more. I’m proud to present our latest addition to the series, a Fast Facts on government labor relations.

What is a government union? How do government unions differ from traditional unions? Why are unions representing teachers and police subject to a different set of rules than unions representing firefighters and social workers? Who sets government policy when a government workplace is unionized? For answers, check out our latest Fast Facts.

About the Author

John Wright
Policy Analyst

John Wright was a policy analyst focusing on government transparency and labor relations.