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View Diary: House GOP intend to destroy public employee unions (364 comments)

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  •  Not true... contracts can be abrogated (0+ / 0-)

    Those workers had a written contract that guaranteed them certain retirement benefits in exchange for their services.  You cannot deprive a person of property or liberty without due process under the Constitution.

    If these were individual accounts held by a custodian then you couldn't take the money away.

    But in a bankruptcy contracts can be rewritten by the courts.

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