Taxpayers paid $1.7 million to ex-pension fund manager Meng
Gary Peters, worth millions, collects $50K a year from underfunded Michigan system
Retired law enforcement exec collected $1.5 million in 2018
Union seeks to slash future benefits for workers
Campaign begins in wake of Trump's retirement taskforce
Cost of unfunded pensions totals an average of $18,676 per person in the U.S.