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Public pension benefit suits being watched nationwide : Decisions by California Supreme Court could have impact across U.S.

Mar 18, 2019 - Pensions & Investments

All eyes are on the California Supreme Court as it works through cases that could determine whether the California rule, which stemmed from a series of state court decisions that have influenced the calculation of public pension benefits in nearly a dozen other states, will stand.

The California Supreme Court on March 5 issued a narrow decision on the first of a string of pension reform cases concerning whether the state Legislature can change public employee pension benefits. However, ano...