September 27, 2013

Public-employee contributions to pensions will reach 7%

Wisconsin public-sector employees are facing another increase â;€Â"; to a 7 percent total contribution â;€Â"; in their pension contribution under Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011 legislation requiring employees in the state retirement system to share retirement costs with their employers.

The amount Wisconsin public-sector employees and their employers contribute toward pensions in the Wisconsin Retirement System will increase, but by a smaller amount than in 2013. The increase will be 0.35 percentage pointsâ;€¦;

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