Many state employees may be considering other retirement plan options
The retirement plans of about 100-thousand Florida employees are about to change, after Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law that allows employers to reduce the amount they pay into a 401-K type retirement plan. But, as Sascha Cordner reports, the move could spur employees to start looking at other options.
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