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Union leaders ask lawmakers to stop pension privatization plans

by Brandon Smith

September 23, 2013

Public sector unions say Indiana public employees stand to lose thousands of dollars in retirement benefits under a change proposed by the Indiana Public Retirement System Board.   The unions are asking lawmakers to halt plans to give a part of the state’s public employees’ pension system to a private company.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports.

Note:  As Ball State University employees, Indiana Public Radio staff have PERF pension accounts.  IPBS reporter Brandon Smith does not.