Re: “A pension and a paycheck” (TNT, 6-29).
I am amazed at the people writing about this topic in anger and even stating that the double-dippers are the equivalent to thieves. Are the people drawing pensions and salaries simultaneously ethical in doing so? Perhaps, perhaps not.
The truth is they are not doing anything illegal. They earned their pension through their years of state service. Their employers rehired them in lieu of funding job searches and retraining costs.
The only people who should be upset by this are those who could have been hired to take the job vacated by …