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Florida Supreme Court Upholds Required Pension Contributions from Public Employees

Florida Supreme Court Upholds Required Pension Contributions from Public Employees

The 2011 law that requires teachers and Florida public employees to contribute 3 percent of their pay to the state’s pension plan was narrowly upheld by the Florida Supreme Court Thursday. ┬áThe 4-3 decision reversed a trial judge’s ruling that the law violated the collective bargaining, contract and property rights of about 600,000 public employees.

Read more about the ruling in the Orlando Sentinel article.