Stories tagged: pension
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:03 a.m.
Russia’s pension money for veterans could be linked to election hacking investigation
Hundreds of thousands of dollars flow every month from Russia to its former soldiers living in the United States, usually unseen and unchecked. But now U.S. investigators are examining whether …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Divided America: Easy retirement? Only for a privileged few
The American dream of a blissful retirement, free of financial worries, is dying.
Sat., July 2, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
Taj Mahal workers continue strike over health care, pensions
A strike against Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino entered its second day Saturday with both sides appearing confident they could outwait the other and prevail in the bitter dispute …
Thu., April 9, 2015
Pension perk bill dies in Idaho Senate
BOISE – Legislation to end a special retirement perk for Idaho state lawmakers who take high-paying state jobs late in their careers has died without a hearing in a Senate …
Thu., March 6, 2014, 3:32 p.m.
Boeing to freeze pensions for managers
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing Co. said Thursday it is freezing the traditional defined-benefit pensions for 68,000 nonunion employees - including managers and executives - starting in 2016.
Wed., April 10, 2013
State looks at salary hikes
OLYMPIA – Washington retirement officials said Tuesday they are examining a batch of pay raises that helped some government workers increase the values of their pensions. Marcie Frost, the director …
Tue., April 9, 2013
Disability status not a game-changer
SEATTLE – On a good day of golf, Ken Brunette will shoot just a few strokes over par. On a bad outing, Odin Rondestvedt will stray into the 100s. Jack …
Fri., Feb. 3, 2012
Condon to keep salary at $100K for 2012
Spokane Mayor David Condon will hold his salary at $100,000 this year as promised, despite the recent controversy over his predecessor’s pay. But he said he will review his options …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2012
Verner pay request denied
Former Mayor Mary Verner says she will not receive the $140,000 in back pay she requested in her final days in office. Verner told KHQ-TV that she received a “determination …
Fri., July 15, 2011
Cowles freezing pension plan
Cowles Co., which owns The Spokesman-Review, KHQ-TV, The Journal of Business and other businesses, announced Thursday that it will freeze the company’s pension plan effective Sept. 1. At the same …
Tue., Jan. 25, 2011
Sheriff planning to hire Chilberg
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich hopes to profit from former Spokane County Treasurer Skip Chilberg’s recent re-election defeat. Knezovich had been wishing for a budget director when voters gave Chilberg his pink …
Mon., Jan. 24, 2011, 8:20 p.m.
Ex-county treasurer will be sheriff’s budget director
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich hopes to profit from former Spokane County Treasurer Skip Chilberg’s recent re-election defeat.
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009, 2:25 p.m.
Wash. government pension fund took big hit in 2008
Washington’s public employee pension fund lost about a fifth of its value in 2008, bumping up the unfunded liability for the oldest pension plans and likely requiring workers to pay …