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3 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Memphis 'Blue Flu' symbol of pension troubles

Cuts approved by the City Council have led to protests from city workers, including police and fire staff, who say they cannot afford the changes and feel betrayed by a city they have served and protected.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Fire, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, Illinois

3 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

One million expected to strike

The Government will today be hit by the biggest strike over pay since it came to power when over a million public sector workers will walk out in bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts.

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5 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Pension changes will cost Montreal firefighters $3,000 more a year: union

Some Montreal firefighters will have to pay up to $3,000 more annually in pension contributions if a provincial bill designed to help municipalities and their workers deal with huge pension plan deficits is adopted, the Montreal Firefighters'Association says.

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9 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Why You Should Care About The Pension Disclosure- Part II

I have always been amazed by the complexity in our accounting system. Most of the time, GAAP provides complicated accounting solutions to simple problems.

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11 hrs ago | Droitwich Advertiser

Take extra care during firefighters' strike on Thursday

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service will operate a reduced service from 10am to 7pm during one of a long series of strikes in a row over pensions.

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15 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Should firefighters strike again in their dispute over pensions?

To begin with we have a legal right to go on strike, the same as anyone else. We are employees and just because we're doing a particular job doesn't preclude us from taking industrial action, writes Steve Allen.

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18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

NUM warns Treasury on pensions

There was a high possibility of strikes and protests across industries if the Treasury did not sufficiently explain why it wanted to introduce mandatory pension preservation, the National Union of Mineworkers has warned.

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18 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Proposed limits on pension investment worries fund managers

The Pension Funds Association of Jamaica is objecting to limitations currently being proposed on Type 1 pooled funds by the Financial Services Commission .

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19 hrs ago | Bromsgrove Advertiser

Unions prepare for day of strike action

PUBLIC sector workers from Bromsgrove and Droitwich will be taking part in a day of strike action on Thursday, July 10. The workers will be joining an estimated two million nationally expected to be involved in the walkout, which has been named the "Day of Action".

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KETV-TV

OPS pension underfunded by millions

OMAHA TEACHERS FORCED TO PAY MORE FOR RETIREMENT. THEY'RE NOT THE ONLY ONES. THE DISTRICT IS SHELLING OUT MORE MONEY TOO.

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The Fresno Bee

Judge suggests Stockton worker pensions could be reduced in citya s bankruptcy case

On Tuesday, a federal bankruptcy judge in Sacramento inched closer to changing all that.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Stockton, CA

SavannahNow

Patriotism, pat downs, pensions become topics in GOP runoff

Republican runoff opponents Bob Johnson and Buddy Carter found new sources of mud to fling at one another after the Independence Day holiday as they contend for the First District congressional nomination.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA

The Baltimore Sun

Police, fire unions oppose mayor's new pension plan

Baltimore's police and fire unions are fighting a new proposal from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to privatize part of the pensions of new employees - a move union officials argue will make it harder to recruit and retain the best young officers.

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Mansfield Chad

Day of mass disruption when strikes hit Mansfield and Ashfield on Thursday

Firefighters, teachers and council workers unions are set to unite for a day of strike action tomorrow over pay and pension disputes, which is expected to cause major disruption across the area.

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Mirror.co.uk

OAPs Behaving Badly: Booze-fuelled life of British pensioners partying in Tenerife

Silver surfers are blowing their pensions on booze-fuelled trips and now for the first time pictures and video lift the lid on the mayhem they cause These are wrinkly ravers - old enough to be those youngsters' grandparents - who are fleeing Britain for the Canary isle of Tenerife, where it appears they're determined to get as drunk and debauched ... (more)

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Wall Street Journal

Picking the Best Pension-Payout Plan

Robert Leahy's client, a woman in her early 60s, faced a complicated choice when she was offered the chance to retire early: She could take a lump-sum pension payout or a select from different guaranteed monthly benefit options.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Firefighters to strike for eight days as row over pensions continues

FIRE crews in Bolton are set to take their protracted row with the government over pensions to new levels when they strike for eight successive days.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pensions, social services driving costs of proposed Pa. budget

While the budget wrangling in the Capitol isn't complete - Gov. Tom Corbett hasn't indicated if he will sign the $29.1 billion spending plan the General Assembly sent him last week - here's a look at some of the budget highlights as the plan is written: With Medicaid one of the biggest budget cost-drivers, the Department of Public Welfare gets a ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Healthcare Law, Law, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Mon Jul 07, 2014

CBS Local

Detroit Pensioners On The Clock To Decide Fate Of 'Grand Bargain'

Thousands of Detroit retirees and city employees must have their ballots on the city's plan of adjustment in the bankruptcy case turned in by Friday.

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Daily Mail

Pension reforms main aim 'to boost tax receipts' former government adviser claims

Bringing forward tax revenues is the 'primary driver' behind the Government's plan to give savers unrestricted access to their pension pots, a former senior adviser has claimed.

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