As we prepare for the upcoming Florida Legislative session, the last couple of months have been quite busy. The Florida PBA, along with the other Chapters and Charters, have been working tirelessly with our State Representatives on improving the working conditions for Public Safety.
The 26th Annual Dade County PBA’s Law Enforcement Awards Gala will be held in the coming months on Saturday, May 18, 2019, with all the proceeds benefiting the Love Fund, Inc.
The Love Fund, Inc. is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, that was established in 1984 to assists families of officers killed or injured in the line of duty in times of need.
The month of March is here and I am looking forward to hosting another Heart Bill Seminar. Our previous seminar was well-attended with several attorneys and Our Pharmacy Network (OPN) was on hand to address our members’ concerns. Although this seminar is called the Heart Bill Seminar it also includes any type of Worker’s Comp issues.
I received many e-mails, calls, and texts on my last article regarding the importance of securing a financial future. The following are a few of the items many members asked me to expand upon.
During the 2011 legislation, the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) changed. Prior to July 1, 2011, it was 3%. So, if you retired before July 1, 2011, your COLA would increase by 3% each July 1st.