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This blog post was authored by Erin Kunze.

In December, we reported on renewed proposals to amend California’s Constitution, as it relates to public employee pension benefits. At that time, former San Jose Mayor, Chuck Reed, and former San Diego City Councilmember, Carl DeMiao, were aiming to move one of two voter initiatives towards

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This blog post was authored by Michael Youril

Employers contracting with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (“CalPERS”) are still grappling with rate increases initiated in 2013 which continue to build for the foreseeable future. Now, CalPERS has signaled a possible additional increase as it considers moving towards the adoption of a risk mitigation

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This blog post was authored by Shardé Thomas and Heather DeBlanc.

With a little less than four months left in 2015, now is the time to evaluate your Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) compliance.  If you are an applicable large employer or an employer that sponsors a self-insured health plan, you must provide written statements

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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 2013 (“PEPRA”) applies to mass transit employees.  The State of California prevailed in its legal

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This blog post was authored by Liara Silva

On February 26, 2015, Assembly Member Susan Bonilla introduced Assembly Bill 963.  The bill addresses concerns regarding membership in the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (“STRS”) that originally arose out of STRS’ audit of the San Francisco Community College District (SFCCD) in August 2012.  In its