Two years ago, that state required you to increase your contribution to the employee pension fund. In return, the legislature promised to contribute $300 million per year to that fund. Now, Governor O’Malley is breaking that promise. There are several problems with the governor’s proposal:
AFT locals, AFT Healthcare-Maryland, MPEC, and MCEA joined other labor organizations in Annapolis March 1st to share testimonies from retirees on the effects of changes to their pensions and healthcare.