Posts filed under: Retirement

Argument scheduled on 3% cases

The Michigan Supreme Court has scheduled November 7 oral arguments on the litigation challenging the 2010 law requiring public school employees to surrender 3% of their salary for retiree health care although this health care is not guaranteed.  The case covers people...
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3% Retirement Brief Filed

AFT Michigan filed our joint brief with the MEA and AFSCME at the MI Supreme Court last week. The State will file a reply by September 20. The case will then sit until it’s scheduled for argument, probably in the spring of...
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Retirement Strategy Guide for New MPSERS Members

If you’re just starting at a public school in Michigan this year, recent legislative changes mean you have some important decisions to make about your retirement. This guide lays out some of the pros and cons of each option to...
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MiARA March Newsletter

Hot off the presses–the MI Alliance for Retired Americans newsletter!...
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Legislature Adjourns for the Year; Attacks Averted

Thursday night, the Michigan Legislature adjourned for the year, without passing any of the legislation that would have deeply harmed our students, our schools, our members, and our union. Attacks on public employee pensions, school funding, collective bargaining, worker voice,...
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MIARA November Newsletter

The November newsletter of the Michigan Alliance of Retired Americans is out:...
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Help Protect Retirement!

State Legislators are considering using the Lame Duck session as an opportunity to rob public employees of their retirement benefits.  Led by anti-working-families billionaires including Dick DeVos, who believe that workers should only have access to a risky 401(k)-style retirement...
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