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Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Equal pay for equal work

Posted By on Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:26 AM

Lots of talk lately about gold-plated pay at the new state lottery commission. But here's a pay issue with much broader impact that, for many, is a matter of survival.  From Rep. Steve Harrelson's Under the Dome blog:

... a gap has continued to widen between the health insurance premiums paid by the state's teachers and other state employees. The 2010 schedule for [monthly] health insurance premiums will be as follows:

Active state employees $95.78

Active teachers $152.70

Retired state employees $235.74

Retired teachers $527.62

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