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3 hrs ago | Government Executive

Bill Would Repeal Recent Pension Contribution Hikes

A new bill would walk back retirement pension contribution hikes for new federal employees, approved by Congress in recent years to address deficit concerns.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Representative Donna Edwards, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

5 hrs ago | Halifax Courier

Firefighter union announces more strike action

The strikes over the Government's planned pension reforms, will take place for from Saturday, August 9, to Saturday, August 16. Members will not work from 12pm to 2pm and 10.59pm to 11.59pm.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fire

7 hrs ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

KEIGHLEY firefighters are due to walk out again in an ongoing dispute over planned pension changes.

Members will walk out between noon and 2pm and for an hour from10.59pm every day, from Saturday August 9 until the following weekend.

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10 hrs ago | Northwich Guardian

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service fire engine

FIREFIGHTERS have this week issued a further eight day period of strike action for next month after revealing the government had not improved their pension proposals.

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14 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Oregon public pension finances looking better

A report on Oregon's public pension system says curbing retiree benefits and higher-than-expected investment returns have eased the pressure on rates that governments pay.

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Related Topix: Oregon, Personal Finance

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Albany Times Union

Editorial: Private OT and

In exchange for carrying out dangerous and absolutely necessary service to society, police officers deserve every penny of their public pensions.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Colonie, NY, Troy, NY, Schenectady, NY, Opinion

Asbury Park Press

Christie in Belmar: Pension promises can't be kept

Christie in Belmar: Pension promises can't be kept The governor took questions from the crowd Wednesday Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1n4umJM Governor Chris Christie talks to crowd at the Huisman Gazebo in Belmar during town hall meeting.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Belmar, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Shark River Hills, NJ, Neptune, NJ

Globe and Mail

Don't count on a pension to stay afloat in retirement

It's not enough to just put money away for retirement, Rob Carrick writes. You also have to find out what kind of income your current savings regimen will buy when you retire.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

News Observer

McCrory signs into law measure to curb pension spiking

Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday signed into law a measure to prevent highly-paid state and local officials from using the state retirement system to support spikes in their pensions caused by pay hikes as they near retirement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Retirement

New York Daily News

Feds go after disgraced NBA ref's pension payment

Federal prosecutors are going after disgraced referee Tim Donaghy's pension to satisfy the restitution he still owes the National Basketball Association for his betting scandal case.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, IRA

Business Journal

Kroger employees merge Dayton and Cincinnati union contracts

The Cincinnati and Dayton contracts have now merged, making transfers and promotions in the southwest Ohio region easier and providing more job and career choices for union members.

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Related Topix: Kroger, Retail, Grocery

Detroit News

Bankruptcy appeals canceled for public safety unions, pension funds; Syncora to proceed

A federal appeals court Tuesday canceled oral arguments for at least two public safety unions and the city's pension funds, which are trying to overturn the city's eligibility for bankruptcy and its ability to slash pensions.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Personal Finance, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Retirement

SFGate

San Jose's Democratic mayor backs Republican for state controller

"Ashley Swearengin and I have worked together as part of the Big Ten Mayors, a bipartisan group organized to focus on statewide issues impacting our residents and taxpayers," Reed said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Louisiana State Police pension scheme part of public pension scandal: James Varney

Even now, with all the reports and presumed embarrassment that would have accompanied them, people aren't doing the right thing on the State Police pension scandal .

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Opinion

The Windsor Star

New pension plan designed to increase standard of living for retirees

John Lindsey is photographed at his home in Windsor on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Lindsey thinks CPP should be bumped up but disagrees with the Ontario government plan to start their own pension.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, North America, Canada, World News,

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Superintendent roulette. Gas Works vandalism. Paying more for pensions?

A group of teenage vandals hit Seattle's most iconic park last night, leaving swarms of empty beer cans and graffiti in their wake.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, Medina, WA, Retirement

Asbury Park Press

Christie to talk pensions in BelmarChristie to talk pensions in...

The governor is hosting his second town hall meeting to drum up support for public employee pension changes.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Belmar, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Asbury Park, NJ

JD Supra

Get ready for the new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan

Now that the 2014-2015 Ontario budget has been passed by the Ontario legislature, Ontario employers should think about how the new Ontario Retirement Pension Plan could affect them.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance

The Globe and Mail

Pension plans: Should I stay or should I go?

Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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Cybercast News Service

Economist: Social Security Is Insolvent, In Worse Shape Than Detroit's Pension FundsCNS

"And it's not bankrupt in 30 years, or 20 years, or 10 years. It's bankrupt today."

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Retirement

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