ProJo political columnist Ed Fitzpatrick spoke to Professor Michael Yelnosky about the brewing legal battle over Rhode Island's 2011 state pension overhaul.

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Ed Fitzpatrick on Pension Reform

ProJo political columnist Ed Fitzpatrick spoke to Professor Michael Yelnosky about the brewing legal battle over Rhode Island's 2011 state pension overhaul.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Repercussions over pensions may define the candidates" by Edward Fitzpatrick

  • For full ProJo coverage, and an in-depth interview with Professor Yelnosky, click here.

December 9, 2012 - [...]Professor Michael J. Yelnosky From a legal perspective, there’s nothing exotic about trying to negotiate or mediate before you litigate. The overwhelming majority of civil cases don’t go to trial because of pretrial rulings or settlement talks, said Roger Williams University School of Law Prof. Michael J. Yelnosky, who teaches labor and employment law. But this is not your average case, and negotiations are complicated by the fact that a settlement would presumably require repealing and replacing the state’s new pension law, he said. [...]

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