Dan Montgomery: Unions have ideas to fix pensions – Chicago Sun-Times

9 Mar

For too long, unions have been characterized as roadblocks to getting our state back on sound financial footing. Nothing can be further from the truth. Rather, we are actively suggesting solutions and want to avoid legislative action that would only result in legal battles and poor public policy.

We are not roadblocks. We are caregivers. We are emergency responders. We are public employees and teachers who do not receive Social Security. And despite having done nothing wrong, we are willing to accept some pain if it is part of a balanced plan, no matter how we got here. More…

via Dan Montgomery: Unions have ideas to fix pensions – Chicago Sun-Times.

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