June 28, 2012 - In what is another indication that protests over cuts to pensions cross income and occupation lines, a judge in Alabama is suing the state to try to reverse changes to the retirement system enacted by state.
Adopted last year, the changes require Alabama judges to contribute more towards their retirement. The suit filed by Circuit Judge James Wood, according to reports, claims the state violated a constitutional provision not to decrease a judge’s salary during a term of office.
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