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AFT members are taking Navient to court

A class-action suit filed in federal court sets out serious allegations that student loan servicer Navient has misled borrowers in public service professions from accessing a loan forgiveness program to boost its own profits. The landmark complaint, which seeks millions in damages and class-wide injunctive relief, details a spate of systematic misrepresentations, untruths and misdirection pedaled by Navient to stop borrowers from enrolling in Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a 10-year payoff plan administered by rival servicer FedLoan.

2018 Legislative Pay Plan Explanation

The 2018 Legislative Pay Plan is to provide state employees with approximately a 5.0% salary adjustment from FY 2018 through FY 2019. Therefore, benefits-eligible employees in the Executive or Legislative Branch who have been continuously employed since July 1, 2017, are proposed to receive one of the following: