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Council set to discuss cuts to fund police and fire benefits SAN ANTONIO, TX – The city says in order to cut $14-point-two million dollars and shift that money to health benefits for firemen and police officers.
Mark-Viverito opposes police pension bill NEW YORK CITY, NY – City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the rank-and-file police union are at odds over a union-backed bill to increase disability pensions for officers.
PG police say city faces staffing crisis PACIFIC GROVE, CA – More than 10,000 city residents on Tuesday received a letter from the Pacific Grove Police Officers' Association suggesting that the police department may be at risk of shutting down because of hiring and retention problems.
Safety employees union files complaint against city FAIRBANKS, AK – The union representing Fairbanks police and dispatch employees has filed a grievance against the city alleging unfair labor practices in response to a contract dispute.
Members of Milpitas police union to get 7 percent pay raise over two years MILIPITAS, CA – The Milpitas Police Officers' Association will see a nearly $2-million bump in pay over the next two years under the union's latest salary and benefits contract with the city.
RTA, FOP reach innovative new three-year labor agreement CLEVELAND, OH – The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA) and the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) today signed an agreement for a new, three-year contract, effective March 1, 2014.
Cost of living raise requested for Oklahoma state retirees OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Representatives of Oklahoma's public retirees who have not had a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, since 2008 say the time has come to boost their pension incomes now that the state's underfunded pension systems are regaining their financial strength.
City nears agreement with one police union SHEBOYGAN, WI – The city may be closer to reaching an agreement with one of the police unions, but not with another.
California's pension liability growing by billions SACRAMENTO, CA – With each passing year, California taxpayers are increasingly liable for billions of dollars more to cover retirement benefits for police, firefighters, teachers and other public employees, according to a massive amount of pension data recently released by the state Controller's Office.
Ohio's Unfunded Pension Liability More than $25K per Resident, $10K Above National Average OHIO – Ohio's public pension plans have so much debt that paying it off today would cost each resident $25,080.