Comments for: Federal court rejects lawsuit over retiree cost-of-living increases

Posted June 24, 2013, at 2:37 p.m.
Last modified June 24, 2013, at 5:21 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by three unions representing public employees in Maine who claimed a 2011 act of the Legislature eliminating cost-of-living increases for retirees was illegal and in violation of the state and U.S. constitutions. In addition to validating the Legislature’s action, Monday’s …

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