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Judge awards $30.7 million to Baltimore police, fire retirees

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A Baltimore judge on Tuesday awarded $30.7 million to retired and retirement-eligible city police and firefighters in compensation for changes Baltimore made to its pension system that eliminated a stock market-based benefit. Baltimore City Circuit Judge Julie R. Rubin’s award ...

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Expert: $6.5M in back pay owed in Baltimore Co. pension lawsuit

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Baltimore County may owe more than $6 million plus interest to older employees in an age discrimination case affecting roughly 12,000 people who were improperly overcharged for their contributions to the county’s pension system. An expert for the Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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Judge rules retired police, fire employees due damages for pension changes

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018 file photo, a patch depicting the Baltimore Police Department seal is seen on Interim Commissioner Gary Tuggle's uniform as he speaks at a news conference in Baltimore. The city has been casting for its fourth police leader in a year while the flailing department faces pressure to bring down violent crime levels that are among the nation's worst. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

A Baltimore judge ruled that retired and retirement-eligible police and firefighters are entitled to damages for the changes the city made to their pension system that eliminated a benefit. The local unions announced the decision Monday, saying in summary that the ...

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4th Circuit: Baltimore Co. owes employees back pay for higher pension rates

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

Baltimore County owes more than a decade of back pay to older employees who contributed to the county pension plan at a higher rate, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The county has been in litigation with the Equal Employment ...

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EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF BALTIMORE COUNTY v. LAWRENCE MINTON

Appellee’s resignation in lieu of termination did not waive his right to contest the denial of his pension, and the County Board of Appeals’ decision as to his service to Baltimore County Public Schools was not arbitrary and capricious, and was supported by substantial evidence.

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