By Anne Schieber | Michigan Capitol Confidential
Allen Park is well known for the fiasco surrounding a failed $30 million movie studio the city government got involved in, but that’s only part of the problem.
Allen Park also is being held hostage by a pension and a retiree health insurance program that is only a dream to people who work in the private sector.
Typically, Allen Park’s unionized government workers retire in their 50s, earn close to full salary with mid-career overtime loading, and get lifetime health, dental and vision care for themselves and their dependents for no more than $1,100 a year, according to city documents.
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