Retirees, Watch Out: Detroit May Become Blueprint for Other Cities

Curt Guyette
Labor Notes
December 02, 2014

Here’s what’s really being missed in most snapshot explanations of Detroit’s bankruptcy: the unprecedented hit being taken by retirees who believed that, after working throughout their lives, they would be secure in their old age.

And Detroit sets a dangerous precedent. Your city’s retirees may be next in the crosshairs.

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