Connecticut Municipal Pension Plan Debt Rises Dramatically, Putting Pressure On Towns

While Connecticut has made headway paying down billions in state employee and teacher pension debt, another state-run retirement plan is heading in the opposite direction. The Connecticut Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (CMERS), which was established as a state-run employee pension option for towns and cities, has long been overlooked when it comes to Connecticut’s staggering pension debt, […]

Honolulu Police Officers Are One Step Closer To Getting A Schedule Change

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Earlier in the month, we reported on Honolulu police officers eyeing a three-day-a-week, 12-hour patrol shift to address staffing shortages in patrol divisions. Last night the police union agreed to endorse this schedule change. “Among other benefits, we believe the 3/12 schedule provides a viable option to provide our members with the opportunity […]