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

jdmartinjax Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 1:31 PM
Just curious, but WHY do you send your children to school, if not to get a better education??? And WHEN THEY DO, DO YOU WANT THEM TO BE PAID FOR IT, or do you want people to treat THEIR contracts with THEIR employers as toilet paper, to be discarded when it is more convenient than honoring it??? People always waffle when it is personal.
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...