Want to Fix Illinois Teacher Shortage? End the Tier 2 Pension Rip-Off

By Mark Glennon:

Teachers and other public employees in Illinois’ pension systems hired after 2010 are in Tier 2, which itself is sufficient reason not to begin teaching or other public service in the state. It’s a travesty under which older workers, including public union leadership, finagled a means of taking money from younger workers to help subsidize their unaffordable Tier 1 pensions.

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