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TSEU has made state employee pensions among the highest priorities. It will take everything we can throw into the fight: more numbers, more political activity, more work in our offices and facilities, more of everything. The forces who want to slash our pensions are serious. So are we!
Background on the issue – CLICK HERE
The fight is building already. A powerful business group in Houston has formed a pressure group – Texans for Public Pension Reform – whose goal is to dismantle public workers’ pension plans. A consensus is building among anti-public services/anti-public employee legislators that Texas cannot afford decent retirement and health benefits for public employees. Well-funded right-wing think tanks are providing “research” and talking points. read the full story, CLICK HERE
Join TSEU’s Pension Defenders Network – CLICK HERE
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Get to know our state employee pension plan
EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM – Controls the pensions of all state agency employees and controls the health plans for all agency employees and all higher education employees (except UT and A&M).
TEACHER RETIREMENT SYSTEM – Controls the pensions for all higher education employees (except UT and A&M)
Click image to download pdf of this 6-page informational brochure. It contains what you need to know about our State Employee pensions including:
* Explanations of our plan (ERS and TRS are defined benefit plans)
* Defined Benefit vs Defined Contribution
* Several graphs and charts detailing the situation
* A snapshot of the ERS and TRS pension plans