Rhode Island’s 2011 retirement overhaul was sweeping and historic. Professor Michael Yelnosky says the ensuing legal battles may be long and equally epic.

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Yelnosky on R.I. Pension Battle

Rhode Island’s 2011 retirement overhaul was sweeping and historic. Professor Michael Yelnosky says the ensuing legal battles may be long and equally epic.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Stakes high in lawsuits challenging overhaul" by Mike Stanton, Journal Staff Writer

 

Professor Michael J. YelnoskyPROVIDENCE, December 2, 2012 - The vote to overhaul Rhode Island’s retirement system in November 2011 was swift, sweeping and historic. One year later, the legal struggle to see if it survives could be long, laborious and equally epic.

[...] Michael J. Yelnosky, a Roger Williams University law professor, says it’s a close call.

“It’s a close one, but if I had to prognosticate I’d rather be in the state’s position than the unions’,” says Yelnosky, an expert in employment law.[...]

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