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Pension Issue Uncovered by BGR Expected to Yield Millions in Savings to Taxpayers

Nov 2, 2016

On October 27, 2016, an Orleans Parish Civil District Court judge ruled in the City’s favor on how to apply the pension benefit calculation formula for City firefighters. The matter stemmed from a 2013 report in which BGR revealed that the New Orleans Firefighters’ Pension and Relief Fund was applying the benefits formula on more generous terms than those spelled out in state law.

Read the release here.