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Legal Fight with Florida Unions Costs Taxpayers Nearly $500,000

jdmartinjax Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 9:35 AM
Thank you. I find it no less than mind numbing that after decades of hearing "Oh I admire teachers--they are the backbone of our world." to now hear "Teachers are the problem." only reminds me that when the Nazi regime would take over an area, the first to die were the teachers---those who would teach others to recognize and understand the rule of law. Screw 2012 so-called conservatives~~~they conserve nothing, and destroy/consume only.
Most people would be thankful if they only had to pay three percent of their salary toward retirement. That would be considered a gift in the private sector. But to Florida’s government employees, it’s a crime and an insult.

That’s why the unions have filed a lawsuit, forcing the Florida Department of Management Services to rack up a whopping $499,288 in legal fees (thus far) to defend a new law requiring government employees to pay a paltry three percent towards their state pensions.

Unsurprisingly, the unions won the first round in court. There is always a politically-friendly...