Pension Comparison

Fremont Pension Contributions:
Police and Fire — 29 percent
Everyone else — 18 percent

Union City total pension contributions:
Police and Fire — 30.78
Everyone else — 16.677

Major Difference:
In Fremont police officers and firefighters contribute 9 percent of their salaries toward their pensions. In Union City, police and fire don’t contribute anything. The city (taxpayers) pay the employee share.

Matt Artz