Labor Voices: Public workers keep government services going

April 18, 2023 The Detroit News

When newly elected officials take office, people often take for granted that government services will continue to be provided seamlessly. That continuity is only possible because of the institutional knowledge and hard work of dedicated public employees. From our schools to our county governments to state services, as leadership changes hands and priorities shift, public employees ensure governmental transitions are smooth and the public can count on the resources and services they need.