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Tag: retire/rehire

Dec.
1st

TEACHERS: Don’t penalize retire/rehirees

I am in my 36th year of teaching. I retired in 2005 and thought I would take advantage of being able to retire and start getting my retirement, which I worked for 30 years to earn, and then be rehired and earn a regular check.

It had worked out until this past summer when the Legislature decided to limit the number of hours a retired teacher can work to 867 (until about March) before their “previously earned pension” is stopped.

I don’t understand how they feel that will save money, nor do I see why teachers should be the only

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