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Officers in Mexico Retire at Elderly Age Because Pensions So Small

Officers in Oaxaca, Mexico often retire in their 80s or even 90s because they cannot afford to live off the miniscule pensions the government provides.

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CA Supreme Court Rules Pension Benefits Can be Reduced, But Pensions Are Protected

In a unanimous decision written by Chief Justice Tani-Cantil Sakauye, the court upheld California’s 2012 repeal of the “air time” benefit that allowed state workers to buy credits toward retirement service.

Board Again Denies Rhode Island Officer's Long-Running Disability Claim

An officer with the South Kingstown (RI) Police Department—who claims he was permanently injured on duty in 2010—was again denied his request for accidental disability pension.

The Growing Gap in Pension Funding

Government retirement programs may not be as safe as you think. Here's what you can do to protect your future.

Illinois Town Lays Off 13 Officers

Overall, the 40 cuts represent about a quarter of the city’s police union members, 40 percent of its firefighters union and 55 percent of its non-sworn police personnel, union officials said.

Baltimore Judge Rules City Violated Contracts by Cutting Police, Fire Pension Benefits

A judge ruled Tuesday that former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's overhaul of pension benefits "unlawfully withdrew" a variable pension benefit that paid out more money to retirees when the stock market improved.

New Hampshire Bill Would Limit Pension "Double Dipping"

n a Wednesday memo, the NHRS announced House Bill 561 was amended in the Senate Executive Departments and Administration Committee and, if passed as expected, will limit the number of hours pensioners can work at post-retirement jobs for employers in the public retirement system.

IL Officer Hit at Stop Light Eligible for Disability Benefits, Court Rules

Martin ended up with permanent disabilities that prevented him from returning to the field. However, the Board of Trustees of the police pension fund of Shiloh maintained that Martin did not have a line-of-duty injury.

Orlando Officer to Receive Disability Pension for PTSD from Nightclub Massacre

An Orlando police officer who said he developed post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub terror attack will be able to get a disability pension following a months-long battle. More Here.

Video: Orlando Officer to Receive Disability Pension for PTSD from Nightclub Massacre

An Orlando police officer who said he developed post-traumatic stress disorder after the Pulse nightclub terror attack will be able to get a disability pension following a months-long battle.