Factwalk: Public Employee Unionshttp://www.factwalk.com/public_employee_unionsFacts, information and statistics on Public Employee Unions.Paul Moreno: How Public Employee Unions Became So Powerfulhttp://www.factwalk.com/1160FDR pointed out the obvious, that the government is sovereign. If an organization can compel the government to do something, then that organization will be the real sovereign. Thus the National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act of 1935 gave private-sector unions the power to compel employers to bargain, but the act excluded government workers. It declared that federal and state and local governments were not "employers" under its terms.2013-07-15 03:16:55