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UC paper argues full pension funding not needed: A paper issued by Stanford graduates seven years ago helped shift public focus to what critics call a “hidden” pension debt. Now a paper issued by UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute last month argues that full pension funding is not needed and may even be harmful. The Stanford paper came after record...
CalPERS cuts LA Works pensions: Who’s at fault?: CalPERS board members voted yesterday to cut the pensions of about 200 former employees of a disbanded job-training agency known as LA Works, unless the four founding cities agree to make a $406,345 payment before July 1. The cities that formed the East San Gabriel Valley Human Services Consort...
State payroll retirement savings plan can take hit: A Secure Choice lawyer thinks private-sector employees can still be automatically enrolled in the new state retirement savings plan, even if the Republican-controlled Congress repeals a regulation exempting state savings plans from federal pension law. California and a half dozen other states a...
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National Guard whistleblower says he was forced to retire for exposing misconduct: Nine months after he talked with a reporter to expose wasteful spending and mismanagement in the California National Guard, Maj. Joseph Lovelace abruptly received three unexpected performance reviews filled with … Click to Continue »
Audit: California tax collectors on ‘parking lot duty’ for promotional events as politicos push boundaries: A soon-to-be released audit of the state Board of Equalization finds that the agency still can’t explain how it misallocated tens of millions of dollars worth of tax revenue and … Click to Continue »
Lawmakers want California to divest from companies building Trump’s border wall: California Democrats have made no secret of their distaste for President Donald Trump since he was elected last November. Now they are pushing their political resistance into the financial realm … Click to Continue »
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A progressive take on public pensions: By Marc Joffe | While the public pension crisis has been an issue on the right for many years, left-wing thinkers show relatively little interest in the issue. When progressives do opine on pensions, they often reject the alarm expressed by conservatives, seeing it as a smokescreen for unneeded a...
Good retirement advice for private sector workers on how much you’ll need to save: For those working in the private sector who will not be getting a generous state or local government defined-benefit pension (backstopped by taxpayers), this MarketWatch article has some good advice on how much you’ll need to save for your golden years.
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A Response to Yves Smith on CalPERS: Yes, The Twelve Days of CalPERS by Yves Smith at naked capitalism is very witty, but it plays into the hands of those who would like to see public pensions dismantled. I like some of the work Yves Smith has  have been reporting on CalPERS, which obviously needs not only watching but needs to be ...
CalPERS Candidate Forum: September 16, 2014: CalPERS Auditorium Looking Toward Board Seats Please attend the upcoming CalPERS Candidate Forum. Sorry, I haven’t been keeping this site up but have concentrated on Corporate Governance. However, another election cycle is coming up at CalPERS. State and local government employees will each ele...
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Discontinuation of a Long-Standing Practice of Accommodating Disabled Employees through Light-Duty May Be a Violation of FEHA: This post was authored by Jennifer Rosner In a recent decision by a California Court of Appeal, a Court held that it was not unreasonable for the City of Los Angeles to assign temporarily injured recruit officers to light-duty administrative assignments in light of the City’s past policy and prac...
Are They Ever Coming Back? – Taking a Proactive Approach to Leave Management and Employees who are on Long-Term Leaves of Absence: This post was authored by Michael Youril. Leaves of absences are one of the most complex and frustrating areas of personnel management that public agency employers face.  There are several complex, overlapping, and intersecting laws to apply and navigate.  In many situations, it is difficult for ...
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