The Double Dip Party Continues

August 19, 2009
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A news article caught my attention today. Pension + Salary — how’s that for a “retention bonus”?

It is an issue that is rising is concern across the US. My hope is that it will soon be addressed in Canada as well. My recent blog called Canada promotes double dipping covered the basics of the issue.

If you see any Canadian articles about double dipping, please let me know.

Some NY lawmakers collect pension pay and salaries

State Legislators Double-Dip Salaries, Pensions; Lone Holdout Honored
In Utah – Double dippers adding to the pension fund problem?

USA Today – Our view on ‘double dipping’: Public sector ‘retirees’ draw a pension — and a paycheck
Auditor: ‘Double dipping’ costs Del. $17M a year
Florida limits ‘double-dipping’ for state workers

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