Bill Number: SB529
Description: Creates a new retirement tier, with much lower benefit levels, for all public employees hired after July 1, 2015. Also, veterans who served our country during times of conflict and are hired as state employees will now have to pay for their military service credit, a benefit that previously was at no cost to them.
Date: March 18, 2015
Voting Body: 34-member Senate
The Vote: Final Passage – a “Yes” vote is Anti-Worker a “No” vote is Pro-Worker