1. April 21, 2017

    California Supreme Court Agrees to Review Another Appellate Court Ruling Allowing Modification of Public Pensions

    BY: Jorge Luna, Joshua Morrison, Nate Kowalski

    Last week, the California Supreme Court agreed to review the California Court of Appeal’s December 2016 ruling in Cal Fire Local 2881 v. California Public Employees’ Retirement System, 7 Cal.App.5th 115 (Cal. Ct. App. 2016), that the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) lawfully eliminated the right of CalPERS members to purchase up […] more

  2. April 17, 2017

    Two New Laws Impacting CalSTRS and CalPERS Members

    BY: Jorge Luna, Joshua Morrison, Nate Kowalski

    Two laws that went into effect on January 1, 2017 should help some CalSTRS and CalPERS members. Special Needs Trusts May Be Designated Beneficiaries Assembly Bill 1875 amended various sections of the Education Code to allow Defined Benefit Program members and Cash Balance Benefit Program participants to designate a special needs trust as an option […] more

  3. March 24, 2017

    CalPERS Declares Consortium in Default of Pension Obligations

    BY: Jorge Luna, Joshua Morrison, Nate Kowalski

    On March 15th, the CalPERS Board of Administration declared the East San Gabriel Valley Human Services consortium in default for failing to pay over $400,000 to fund its pension plan.  According to CalPERS, the consortium’s contract will terminate in 60 days. At that time, the consortium will be liable for approximately $19.3 million, the amount […] more

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