Raises for 3 top Detroit pension aide...

Raises for 3 top Detroit pension aides rescinded

There are 8 comments on the Detroit Free Press story from Feb 1, 2013, titled Raises for 3 top Detroit pension aides rescinded. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

Trustees of Detroit's Police and Fire Retirement System voted Thursday to rescind pay raises awarded last week to three top aides, after some board members insisted that a 50% salary hike was outrageous and inappropriate during the city's fiscal crisis.

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u cant

Detroit, MI

#1 Feb 1, 2013
It is not appropriate to always compare detroit to other cities. In many ways detroit has been on life suppott. San diego is a whole different city. Detroit has too many employees to begin with. The raises should never be given just on a whim. There r others cities in metro that need budget to be trimmed as well. Taylor,sterling heights to name a few. The tax payers shouldn't fund unneeded positions. As in wayne county , turkia mullins was overpaid double compared to other regions. Other positions were also.if a person feels underpaid let them go into private sector jobs. Not on tax payers dime.
Ron

Denver, CO

#2 Feb 1, 2013
u cant wrote:
It is not appropriate to always compare detroit to other cities. In many ways detroit has been on life suppott. San diego is a whole different city. Detroit has too many employees to begin with. The raises should never be given just on a whim. There r others cities in metro that need budget to be trimmed as well. Taylor,sterling heights to name a few. The tax payers shouldn't fund unneeded positions. As in wayne county , turkia mullins was overpaid double compared to other regions. Other positions were also.if a person feels underpaid let them go into private sector jobs. Not on tax payers dime.
It may not be your thing, but at least Turkia has nice bumps.
u cant

Detroit, MI

#3 Feb 1, 2013
Let her go into modelling then! Is that why she rose to these positions given on gold and diamond encrusted platter!? She certainly didn't. By. Political talent
Ron

Denver, CO

#4 Feb 1, 2013
u cant wrote:
Let her go into modelling then! Is that why she rose to these positions given on gold and diamond encrusted platter!? She certainly didn't. By. Political talent
But I Could. Suggest. Her. For. Many. Positions.
u cant

Toledo, OH

#5 Feb 1, 2013
Paula blanchard much better looking!
Ron

Denver, CO

#6 Feb 2, 2013
u cant wrote:
Paula blanchard much better looking!
Only if you prefer the grandmotherly type. She may even be available as she divorced James 25 years ago. She just might be looking for a young stud such as yourself.
phil

Clinton Township, MI

#7 Feb 2, 2013
what the hell are they doing were broke closing parks and lets give out raises no wonder there are broke there nuts.
Ron

Denver, CO

#8 Feb 2, 2013
phil wrote:
what the hell are they doing were broke closing parks and lets give out raises no wonder there are broke there nuts.
You must move from Cleveland to Clinton to be closer to the action in Detroit. Congratulations Phil(wink wink).

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