You heard it here. Today, the California Supreme Court heard arguments in another highly anticipated vested rights case.
Will the Court once again decide the case on narrow grounds – finding no vested right to a host of “spiking” practices outlawed by PEPRA – or will the Court reach the broader question of when pensions can be modified? Stay tuned.
Pension Reform: In the Wake of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Cal Fire Decision, Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full?
In the process of attempting to insert a legal framework in the vesting doctrine, the Cal Fire Court significantly limits the grounds under which a benefit can become vested.
RPLG Partner Jon Holtzman and Associate Ian Long presented a session at the County Counsels’ Association of California Spring Employment Law Conference on the topic of vested rights.
The case is now set for oral argument in Los Angeles on December 5, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.