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

jdmartinjax Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 10:58 AM
Same reason you want ME to pay for YOURS when I buy a CAR that has RETIREMENT EXPENSES for the corporation built into it, fool. Because people who teach and work hard don't deserve to be treated like idiots when they become "experienced". Just because I can no longer work 20 hour days does not mean I don't deserve to live, you jerk.
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...