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Tag Archives: PEPRA

Transit Agencies in Legal Limbo over PEPRA

Posted in Pension, Retirement

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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 …

Guidance From CalPERS Sheds Light On Understanding The Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act: Determining An Impairment Of A Memorandum Of Understanding And A “Break In Service” For Lateral Hires

Posted in Retirement

Retirement Sign.jpgWhat Is An Impairment Of A Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”)?

The Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act  (“PEPRA”) prohibits employers from paying any portion of a “new member’s” member contribution rate.  New member contribution is 50% of total normal cost.  CalPERS …