Tag Archives: state employees

Georgia’s public pension plans among the better-funded

Georgia is one of only 16 states that has set aside an acceptable level of funds to meet most of its pension obligations to retired state employees, according to a new analysis . . .

Tags: actuarial soundness , pension plans , state employees

Another Florida drug test ruled unconstitutional

Another drug testing requirement in Florida, the inspiration for Georgia’s new law, is rejected by a federal judge . . .

Tags: Florida drug test , Rick Scott , state employees , TANF , welfare recipients

Political Notes – Chambliss cites ‘huge’ need for farm workers

Sen. Saxby Chambliss says Georgia’s agriculture industry is in “real trouble” if the farm worker issue is not resolved; Julian Bond is retiring from his university professorship . . .

Tags: ALEC , attorney general , Barry Loudermilk , Chip Rogers , fraud indictments , Julian Bond , state employees

Layoffs may be coming, Deal warns

Governor-elect Nathan Deal warns that major layoffs of state employees are in store for next year . . .

Tags: budget cutbacks , layoffs , Nathan Deal , state employees