California Supreme Court Upholds “California Rule” and 2013 Pension “Reform” Statutes, Setting the Stage for More Retirement System Governance Challenges
Ashley Dunning and Peter Mixon authored "California Supreme Court Upholds 'California Rule' and 2013 Pension 'Reform' Statutes, Setting the Stage for More Retirement System Governance Challenges," which was published in the October 2020 issue of the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys’ monthly newsletter, The NAPPA Report.
In their article, Ashley and Peter explain how the California Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s Assoc. et al., v. Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Assn., et al. (2020) 9 Cal.5th 103 (“Alameda”) on July 30, 2020 is a milestone in the caselaw defining the vested pension rights of public employees in California.