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George Beattie

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (CBS)

City Of San Jose, Unions Remain Far Apart On Pension Reform

The San Jose City Council has started studying a pension reform proposal from 5 of its unions. The concessions would save the city almost a half-million dollars over 5 years.

10/18/2011

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Face Layoffs, Pension Reform

Hundreds of San Jose Police officers could get layoff notices this summer to help close a $115 million budget deficit and Mayor Chuck Reed is also calling for strict pension reform.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/14/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Pushes For Concessions With Cuts That Union Calls Alarming

A proposal to lay off perhaps hundreds of San Jose police officers because of a budget shortfall is irresponsible and reckless, said officials with the police union.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/24/2011

San Jose Police Chief Chris Moore (SJPD)

San Jose Police Union Welcomes New Chief

Morale within the San Jose Police Department should improve with the appointment of veteran Chris Moore as the new police chief, according to the head of the city’s police union.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/03/2011