Pa. House Clears Ban On Unemployment For Retired Workers

Law360, New York (March 19, 2013, 6:12 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that would ban retired workers who temporarily return to work from collecting unemployment when they re-enter retirement.

The legislation, authored by Rep. Adam Harris, R-Snyder, seeks to stop so-called “triple dipping” by such retirees, who wind up receiving their pension money, unemployment benefits, and money from their temporary period of employment.

“Pennsylvania taxpayers cannot afford and will not accept this gluttony of benefits,” Harris said in a statement. “My legislation will prevent retirees from collecting money...
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