September 11, 2018 / 9:28 PM / 6 months ago

Retired teachers prod Puerto Rico to pay out accrued sick leave

A teachers’ union in Puerto Rico is seeking a court order to lift the litigation stay in the U.S. territory’s bankruptcy-like restructuring in order to press a lawsuit seeking the release of retirement benefits for unused sick leave.

In a filing on Monday in U.S. District Court in San Juan, a union representing 412 retired teachers argued they were entitled to stay relief because the money at issue was their property rather than that of Puerto Rico.

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