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Tag Archives: CalPERS

Transit Agencies in Legal Limbo over PEPRA

Posted in Pension, Retirement


This blog post was authored by Erin Kunze.

A number of California transit agencies, as well as cities and counties that operate and maintain transit systems, are in legal limbo over whether the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of …

Part-Time Employee Traps For CalPERS Employers

Posted in Retirement

This blog post was authored by Steven M. BerlinerRetirement-Sign.jpg

Given all the recent public employee pension reform changes to absorb, it is not surprising that part-time employees of CalPERS contracting agencies have received little attention.  After all, part-time employees are …

“But Our Agreement Says They Are An Independent Contractor!” – Navigating “Employee” and “Independent Contractor” Determinations Under the Public Employees’ Retirement Law

Posted in Retirement

Retirement Sign.jpgThis blog post was authored by Michael Youril

If your agency is a contracting agency with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), chances are you have heard about the important distinctions between an “employee” and an “independent contractor” under …