Pension reform talk sees state worker retirement surge
Uncertainty prompts big number of employees to get out of Illinois government
AS IF RUNNING FOR THE EXITS WILL SAVE YOU. SHMUCKS!
"part of what's become a mad rush to get out of state government before Democrats and Republicans finally hash out their differences and cut a deal on pension reform. During the 12-month period ending June 30, nearly 4,750 rank-and-file state employees retired. That's almost as many as the prior two years combined."
YOU'RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT WHAT A GOVT PROMISE IS WORTH!! AHHH-HA-HA-HA-HA!!!
"The strategy may or may not work. Lawmakers are talking about reining in benefits for those who've already retired, but any move that puts the financial fate of tens of thousands of public employees in the hands of Springfield's policymakers creates enough concern to drive the retirement surge."