2011 was a pivotal year for the working middle class. It started with the scapegoating of public service workers for the country's economic woes, and continued with unprecedented attacks on our right to bargain collectively. But by year's end, we managed to turn the tide.
The struggle continues in 2012. Public service workers will continue to face tough times and serious budget cuts, but we have shown what we can do when we raise our voices together. One thing's for certain: We're NOT backing down.