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Bill A.

I retired 15 years ago this May after the warehouse I worked at closed. I am 68 years old and have several health issues. I had triple heart by-pass surgery, 6 stents in my heart after the surgery, I had surgery on both arms & legs, skin cancer, high blood pressure, and arthritis. I was unable to get a job when the company closed the warehouse and now they are cutting my pension. When I retired I had to buy out my last three years just to get the 30 and out pension and now they want to cut it 50%. They think I can go out & get another job. I looked for one after I lost my job when the company closed however no one is hiring and especially no one is hiring a man my age. I don’t feel I should have to give up any of my pension after I worked for a company for 34 years. I gave them the best years of my life after serving in the Vietnam War. How are us aged people supposed to survive without a full pension? We cannot count on our Social Security taking care of us. It takes both the pension & social security to live.

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