Sen. Mark Warner and Hillary Clinton join mine workers to protect pensions and healthcare

Thursday, September 8, 2016

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) joined United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) President Cecil Roberts, thousands of retired coal miners, and their families in Washington today to push Congress to protect miners’ hard-earned pension and health benefits. At issue is a UMWA pension plan supporting 120,000 retired coal miners across the country, including an estimated […]

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Roanoke city employee pension plan doesn’t satisfy all

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Changes to Roanoke’s pension plan will take effect July 1, 2014. Not all were pleased with the changes. Roanoke firefighter Lt. Rodney Jordan told council that staff had not done their due diligence. He said that there were 23 firefighters currently looking to leave the department. Jordan and JJ Price said that Roanoke City had […]

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Roanoke City will make changes to employee pension plan

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Roanoke City will make changes to employee pension plan

“Government can’t be big brother – we’re not here to take care of you.” said council member Ray Ferris. City council listened to a 2-hour 94-slide presentation on sustaining Roanoke City’s employee pension plan Monday. Council will vote to adopt the elements of the plan in January. The earliest it would go into effect for […]

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