Friday, April 08, 2005

To SEPTA's health!

As surely as taxes, the next potential SEPTA strike deadline is coming due April 15 (a week from today). A big issue will be whether transit employees have to start contributing toward their own healthcare, an emblematic story in today's economy. It seems inevitable that someday they will join the rest of us in ponying up, but I don't blame them for resisting -- nobody has much money to spare. But nobody wins in a strike, either. Let's hope some kind of compromise can be found...


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