Pension problems

To the Editor,
Beth Pearce’s proposal to decimate Vermont’s teacher retirement pension is unethical and shortsighted. The pension isn’t a gift from the government; it’s from funds built by teacher contributions over years. Five to 6% of a teacher’s salary is redirected to the pension fund; it is a non-negotiable contribution. Radically changing the terms of the deal is unconscionable.

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