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Florida House of Representatives passes raise for state employees

By on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 5:44 pm

The Florida House of Representatives passed House Bill 5001 Friday, giving state employees a $1,400 across-the-board pay raise. The raise has been split into two tiers: a $1,000 pay raise and $400 performance-based bonus.

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Lawmakers consider change to pensions for state employees

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:16 am

A panel of Florida lawmakers is considering changing the state pension system that would rid the current system and move employees to a new 401(k)-type plan.

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Tallahassee lawmaker proposes 7 percent pay hike for state workers

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 3:42 pm

State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda proposed a 7 percent pay raise for state employees and government professionals. Funding would come from the current budget surplus as well as more efficiently collecting taxes.

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State Supreme Court hears oral arguments in pension case

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm

The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.

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Many state employees may be considering other retirement plan options

By on April 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:27 am

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 [...]

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