TITLE

Beastly burden

AUTHOR(S)
Wenman, Cosmo
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Reason;Oct96, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the `Right to Know Payroll Form,' a simple tool being promoted by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy that businesses can use to inform employees of how some governmental burden affect take-home pay. Cost of government mandates; Figures based on Mackinac's calculations; Governor John Engler's implementation of the form for Michigan's state employees.
ACCESSION #
9609194320

 

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