California Supreme Court Upholds Law Banning 'Pension Spiking'California’s public employees can’t pad their pensions by working extra hours and cashing out unused vacation and sick leave just before retiring, the state Supreme Court said in a ruling Thursday that gives a victory to local governments trying to contain spiraling pension obligations.
California Pension Fund Return Beats Investment Earnings TargetThe nation's largest public employee pension system beat its investment earnings target last year for the second consecutive time.
Planned Strike By California State Workers Called OffCalifornia's largest public-employee union is calling off a one-day strike it had planned for Monday.
California's Largest Public Employee Union Sets Strike DateCalifornia's largest public employee union says it has given notice to strike on December 5 in response to stalled contract talks.
Coalition Collects 39,000 Signatures To Block 33% Pay Raise For Contra Costa County SupervisorsPetitions with thousands of signatures aimed at blocking a huge raise for Contra Costa County Supervisors have been delivered.
FBI: Colma Ranks As 'Most Protected' Bay Area City With Highest Number Of Police Officers Per ResidentHow does your city stack up when it comes to the number of police officers per 1,000 residents?
SF Supervisors Debate Reducing Pay For Many New HiresAlthough the dicey issue of pay equity, sometimes called comparable pay for comparable work, will ultimately be decided in contract negotiations, labor leaders and city negotiators debated the policy’s merits at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing on Wednesday.
Herrera Wins SJ City Council Re-Election Bid Despite Pension Reform SupportSan Jose City Councilwoman Rose Herrera won re-election on Tuesday in a tough race where opponents made an issue of her support for pension reform.
Governor Brown Outlines Sweeping Pension Reform PlanCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown outlined his 12-point pension reform plan at a news conference and said it was time to fix a broken system.
Phil Matier: Brown Hasn’t Ended Double-Dipping By Appointees
San Francisco Labor, Business Lobby Unite On Pension ReformThe heads of the San Francisco Labor Council and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce have agreed to co-chair the campaign for Mayor Ed Lee’s pension reform ballot measure.