Restoring 13th check hurts retirees i...

Restoring 13th check hurts retirees in long-run

There are 2 comments on the The Detroit News story from Oct 15, 2013, titled Restoring 13th check hurts retirees in long-run. In it, The Detroit News reports that:

But unfortunately, they didn't get rid of him soon enough to prevent him from handing Detroit and Wayne County retirees a gift that could total more than $200 million from some of the state's shakiest pension funds.

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kev

Taylor, MI

#1 Oct 17, 2013
If detroit wants financial relief, everyone including retirees will have to make sacrifices in these unrealistic pension packages. Any other way, and it could take longer to cover this huge bankruptcy
Pete

Livonia, MI

#2 Oct 18, 2013
kev wrote:
If detroit wants financial relief, everyone including retirees will have to make sacrifices in these unrealistic pension packages. Any other way, and it could take longer to cover this huge bankruptcy
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
People have incomes that they worked for and were promised. Nobody will take these "sacrifices" willingly. When you are talking bacon and eggs, the pig is far less willing to help.

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