"They should have at least considered the sales tax increase," Murray said. "Spread the heartache around instead of putting squarely on the backs of the little guys."
Murray said the CSEA believes that the labor force should be spared and cuts should instead come from management.
"From the supervisors perspective, we are really trying to minimize the human impact," Stec said.
But the CSEA doesn't agree with the approach.
"It seems like the workforce always gets blamed for these things," said Saratoga County CSEA president Ron Revers who marched alongside his union comrades. "We are the ones out in snowstorms and working in the nursing homes."