Category Archives: PEPRA

California Supreme Court Rules in Cal Fire Case – Round One Goes to the Legislature, But It Ain’t Over

By Jeff Chang The California Supreme Court recently issued its decision in the Cal Fire Local 2881 v. CalPERS case – the first of six so-called “California Rule” (“Vested Pension Rights”) cases pending before the Court. The California Rule, in … Continue reading

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The Battle Over “Vested Rights” In California

By: Jeff Chang Those of you who follow California public pension issues closely already know about the pending California Supreme Court cases focusing on the “vested rights doctrine.” Some of you may have attended, or viewed, my recent webinar, “Preparing … Continue reading

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Chapter 9: Suffering A California Pension Reform Confusion Headache? This Might Help

By: Jeff Chang A recent matter that came to our firm involving interpretation of the California Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) brought to light yet another painfully confusing question. What exactly is a “new member?” During a recent … Continue reading

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Chapter 6: The New Year Brings Compliance With Pension Reform

By: Jeff Chang Although there has been much talk, good and bad, about California’s recent attempt at public pension reform, the fact is that the Public Employees Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA) is now the law of the State and … Continue reading

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