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1st hearing on $75 million pension lawsuit by Hall employees set for March 1
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Hall County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Brad Rounds speaks about staying in the workforce due to not having the money needed to retire Jan. 13, 2017, during an interview at his Clermont home. Rounds and an expected group of 100 current and retired employees have filed an estimated $75 million lawsuit against the Hall County commission regarding an issue of frozen pension benefits. - photo by Erin O. Smith
The first hearing regarding the estimated $75 million class action lawsuit on Hall County employee pensions has been set for March 1. The lawsuit claims the county “froze plaintiffs’ accrued pension benefits and failed to make the required annual employer contributions to plaintiffs’ individual retirement accounts” in 1998.