Watch: NEARI’s Walsh discusses the unions’ pension lawsuit

• Related: RI unions file suit challenging landmark pension overhaul (June 22)

  • Mr. Fish

    Great job.

  • Bob

    Imagine the disaster if the state loses the lawsuit?

  • Mr. Fish

    One has to wonder why they didn’t negotiate in the first place…..

  • snow

    Sure isn’t like listening to Melo and Fox’s misuse of language and garbled thinking.

  • joe

    About time!!! Now members of ERSRI won’t have to be in limbo!!!!

  • Tired of being beaten up

    Great job. A contract is a contract.

    • Downsized54

      Taxpayer had no representation at this contract.On one side you have politicans giving away the store for the union vote.On the other side you have union heads who want their trough feeding to never stop.

      • Jake

        In a democracy, all citizens are represented by elected officials. Presumably, tax-paying union members are displeased with their elected officials in this situation. It is amusing how often the basics of government are forgotten by those who disagree.

  • Downsized54

    Walsh is a clown Gina for Governor.

  • R Brad

    If the worker have to give back there COLA how come the politicans don’t have to kick in like stop pay there there COLA and they need to give back and pay for there Helth insureance why should they get a free ride I see WPRI will not cover that story thats the biggest waste of tax payers money and go after the biggest scam in state of RI 38 Studios

  • oreo

    Did he mention that if the unions loss in court many will “opt” out of the retirement system? What happens when they “reform” the retirement system again in 10 years when theres no money again?

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