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NEA Folds Under Retiree Pressure

Written By: Mike Antonucci   – Jun• 26•07

After extensive negotiations with organizations representing retired NEA staffers, the union agreed in writing to fund to 100 percent its liabilities under its new multiemployer pension plan (see Item #4 in yesterday’s communiqué). In exchange, the retirees agreed to give NEA 14 years to achieve full funding, and to refrain from any demonstrations, picketing or organizing activities at the NEA convention in Philadelphia next week.

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