California Public Employees’ Retirement System

People walk by JP Morgan Chase & Company headquarters in New York, August 14, 2013. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Public Employee Pensions Gets $299M In JPMorgan Chase Settlement

JP Morgan Chase & Co. will pay nearly $300 million to California’s public employee and teacher pension funds as part of a settlement related to mortgage-related investments.

11/19/2013

Same-sex marriage supporters outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Defense Of Marriage Act’ Provision Struck Down By Oakland Federal Judge

A federal judge ruled in Oakland that the state’s public-employee pension system must make long-term care insurance equally available to same-sex spouses and partners.

05/25/2012

CalPERS

CalPERS Lowers Forecast For Investment Returns

California’s largest public pension fund has voted to lower its estimate for annual investment returns, meaning it will need more money from the state, school districts and local governments to maintain its ability to fund promised retirement benefits.

03/14/2012

San Jose City Hall

San Jose City Council Members Seek To End Their Own Pensions

The city council voted unanimously on Tuesday to notify the California Public Employees’ Retirement System that the city intends to end the pension plan for council members.

01/25/2012

(AP)

Oakland Federal Judge Rules For Gay Rights Backers In Health Suit

A federal judge has issued a favorable ruling for gay-rights advocates involving state employees and long-term health care.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011

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