Closing In On Pension & Benefits Reform Deal
June 8, 2011 1 Comment
By Jim Hooker
Governor Christie has struck a deal with the Democratic Senate President over pension and health benefits reforms that will cost workers and taxpayers more. The deal calls for most workers to pay up to 1.5 percent more of salary toward their pensions and up to 30 percent of their health care premiums in a tiered system over four years.