Pension debate could spur teachers, state employees to retire early


While many may be talking about early retirement, few are actually driving off into the sunset in their Overland campers — yet. According to figures provided by Pearce, about the same number of people put in for retirement during the first three months of 2021 as during January, February and March of last year.

But her office did see a “significant increase,” she said, in employees asking about how much it would cost them if they purchased enough retirement credits to exit the workforce early.

Author(s): Lola Duffort

Publication Date: 11 April 2021

Publication Site: VTDigger