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A lawsuit filed by the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System says that the City of Dallas owes its police and firefighters who served in the military more than $2 million in pension contributions for the periods when they were on active duty.

According to a report from WFAA-TV, the suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, cites the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, which Congress passed in 1994 to protect the employment rights of those in the armed forces, as the basis of the suit.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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