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

jdmartinjax Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 9:39 AM
You are so full of it---you simply MUST know this, if nothing else! On the OTHER SIDE OF THE TABLE IS THE SCHOOL BOARD--a VERY powerful entity with THEIR OWN AGENDA, which being just like a corporation, seeks to get MORE for LESS. If unions didn't have to FIGHT for simple things that YOU take for granted, we would have no need for them. But there is a Nazi in every room, on every school board, who would NOT care less if all teachers died after 10 years of service, so they didn't have to continue to pay them after they are worn out.
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...