California’s high court must decide whether San Diego’s mayor needed to bargain with public employee unions before leading a citizens’ initiative to change the city’s pension plan.
Proposition B passed in June 2012 and required that newly hired city workers be placed into a 401(k)-style pension account instead of the traditional retirement plan. It went into effect that year. The move was proposed as a way of helping to solve the city’s pension shortfall.
Justices heard arguments May 29 in...
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