Calif. Court OKs Benefit Change For Retired San Diego Cops

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2014, 4:19 PM EST) -- A California appellate court has ruled that the city of San Diego did not have to hold a vote including all the members of its pension system to implement changes to city police officers' retiree health benefits, saying a lower court judge correctly ruled that retiree health is not a benefit under the city's retirement system.

In a Dec. 23 decision made public Thursday, a three-judge panel ruled that Judge Ronald S. Prager did not err in granting the city summary judgment on retired San Diego...
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