Monday, August 11, 2008

Pension Abuse . . .

New York State educators hit pay dirt with pensions: A retired superintendent collecting $205,000+/year. . . a retired math teacher collecting $90,000/year . . . some pensions exceeding salaries while working!

Padding pensions with overtime or deals like these has been going on for years and years, but does anyone stop it?

Check out what your favorite school pensioner might be collecting. The Buffalo News has posted the state's database.

2 comments:

Mrs. Mecomber said...

Yeah, I know quite a few relatives and friends who work in the NYS school system. Hearing their stories is part of the reason why I homeschool.

Anyway, they have all spoken about the marvelous riches and Shangri-La delights to be found after "retirement," thanks to the Teacher's Unions. The unions practically run the schools and dictate the excessive taxation.

swimmy said...

Attorney General Cuomo has been doing investigations about double-dipping where retired officials collect fat pensions and then are re-hired as interim superintendents with fat salaries. Perhaps a letter to him about this might perpetuate a similar investigation?