ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anne Arundel County has settled a pension dispute with three part-time state’s attorneys.
Under the deal, the three workers won’t have to repay hundreds of thousands of dollars in pension benefits they were mistakenly paid.READ MORE: Birdland Summer Music Series To Return Later This Summer
Greg Jimeno, a lawyer for two of the employees, tells The Capital of Annapolis that the impetus for the settlements was a new law passed that bars the county from taking back pension benefits mistakenly paid to an employee.READ MORE: Morgan State University Awarded $6.25M From Apple & Google
Four employees of the office sued after the county began taking money out of their paychecks after officials realized that the Office of Personnel had mistakenly failed to reduce the pension contributions and had been paying them at the full rate.
The county settled one of the cases last December.MORE NEWS: How One Baltimore Business Owner Is Carrying On The Legacy Of The Women's Industrial Exchange
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