New England PBA Fully Supports WEP Reform

Thousands of retired Law Enforcement officers are now impacted by the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) law.  Also known as the “double dipping” law. More than 70,000 retired Massachusetts public employees lose an average of $400 a month in their Social Security benefits due to the WEP.

Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal (D-Springfield) has fulfilled his promises to Mass Retirees, filing a new proposal to reform the Social Security Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and bring immediate relief for the more than 1.8 ...

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Executive Director responds to NY Times OP-ED by Burlington VT Police chief

December 14, 2019

As the Executive Director of the New England PBA, the largest all exclusive law enforcement labor union in New England, as well as the largest police union within the State of Vermont, we take exception to an Op-Ed article published in THE NEW YORK TIMES by Chief of Police Brandon del Pozo of the Burlington, VT. Police Department entitled, “I’m a Police Chief. We need to Change How Officers View Their Guns.”

As a member of the Board of ...

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