Collective bargaining, which is helping to bankrupt the state, allows unions to strong arm outrageous concessions from the government that no private sector employee could hope for. These include: 1) Paying retirees $10,000 a year for doing no work. 2) Paying employees $6,000 a year just to carry a pager. 3) Free Viagra. 4) Reinstating an employee caught watching porn in the office. A longer list of usurious collectively-bargained benefits: Strange But True Provisions of Collective Bargaining It's no wonder that Wisconsin taxpayers, earning substantially less on average than state employees, but who unions insist must be taxed to pay for state workers' extravagant compensation, voted conservatives like Governor Walker into office with a mandate to restore the balance between public and private sector pay.