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Pension reform

Downtown San Jose

Defense Of San Jose Pension Reform Grows More Expensive

The San Jose City Council has approved an increase in the legal budget for defending Measure B.

05/22/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Union Files New Challenge To Pension Reform

A new lawsuit challenging San Jose’s voter-approved Measure B pension reform proposition has been filed in Santa Clara County Superior Court by the city’s Police Officers’ Association.

04/30/2013

The University of California at San Francisco Parnassus campus (UCSF)

Workers At UC Medical Centers Hold Strike Vote

Pension reform and staffing levels are the big issues as thousands of workers at the University of California’s five medical centers vote on a potential strike.

04/30/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose, Police Union Reach Pension Agreement

The city of San Jose and its police union have reached an agreement that will reduce pensions for new officers and ends a dispute over efforts to reduce costly retirement benefits.

04/26/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

Atty. General Allows San Jose Police Union To Challenge Pension Reform In Court

A controversial pension reform measure passed by San Jose voters last June has been cleared to go to the courts, after a decision made by California Attorney General Kamala Harris.

04/19/2013

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting of a teenager on the 900 block of Owsley Avenue in San Jose on June 12, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Police Academy Graduates 43 Recruits

Police staffing is about to get a much needed boost in San Jose, as the Police Department’s academy held its first graduation ceremony since 2009.

03/15/2013

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Interim San Jose Police Chief Tries To Stem Officer Exodus

As San Jose searches on for a new police chief, the man appointed to fill the job in the meantime has been grappling with how to prevent rank and file officers from leaving the force.

01/23/2013

District 3 Supervisor Don Horsley (San Mateo County)

San Mateo Supervisor Breaks Double Dip Promise, Collects Pension And Salary

A San Mateo county supervisor has broken his campaign promise, by collecting a salary on top of his pension from retiring as sheriff, but he gives his reasons why.

12/28/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose’s Assistant Police Chief To Become Piedmont’s Top Cop

San Jose police officers have been leaving in droves since the passage of the pension reform measure earlier this year. Now the force will suffer the loss of another member of its command staff.

12/19/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Force Drops To ‘Frighteningly Low’ Levels

In a memo to San Jose’s mayor and to the city council, the city’s police chief acknowledged that the department is not able to maintain adequate staffing levels due to “unanticipated resignations”.

11/14/2012

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