Baltimore County Retiree Health Care Dispute Drags On

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD – Baltimore County officials are continuing to fight a court ruling ordering the county to pay millions of dollars to retired police officers who were overcharged for health insurance. After losing at the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in December, the county has appealed the case to the Maryland Court of Appeals, […]

Comprehensive ‘Status Quo’ Opinion From Florida Court

The collective bargaining agreements between the City of Gainesville, Florida and the labor unions representing police, fire, and other employees do not discuss health insurance benefits for retirees. Until 1995, the City paid 100% of retirees’ health insurance premiums for individual coverage including all premium increases occurring after retirement. In 1995, the City reduced the […]