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  • Gov. Brown to share details on public employee pension deal

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown will fly to Los Angeles Tuesday to spell out the terms of a deal to cut costs to the state’s pension system that was brokered this week by Democrats and the state’s elected officials....
  • Public employees loud in criticism of pension overhaul by Democratic allies

     
    Public employee unions dislike some of the pension overhaul plan....
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Jerry Brown's new pension plan

     
    The Times' Sacramento Bureau reporter Anthony York will join L.A. Now Live at 9 a.m. to discuss details of Gov. Jerry Brown's new pension plan. The plan, announced Tuesday, would rein in public pension costs by raising the retirement age, capping benefits...
  • Union leader defends Villaraigosa in the wake of pension vote

     
    Pension reform: A day after the Los Angeles City Council backed Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's push to roll back pensions for newly hired city employees, the president of one of the state's biggest private sector unions defended the mayor, saying he is "not...
  • L.A. City Council approves pension reforms despite protests

     
    Despite a raucous protest and threats of a lawsuit from city labor unions, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65 for new civilian employees. The council voted 14-0 to approve the plan,...
  • Unions threaten lawsuit over L.A. city pension changes

     
    A group that represents 18,000 employees at Los Angeles City Hall warned Tuesday it will sue if the City Council enacts a new plan to roll back pension benefits and boost the retirement age to 65....
  • California unions assail public pension changes

     
    As Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday aimed at overhauling the state's overburdened public pension system, he acknowledged that further action may be needed in the future, saying "government, like a battleship in the ocean, turns slowly." Labor...
  • New poll finds voters split over pension changes

     
    Many California voters say the changes in the state pension system that Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed into law are enough, for now, to curb public employee retirement benefits, according to a new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll....
  • Seven sentenced in bribery scheme at Navy base

     
    Four former government workers and three defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court Tuesday for their roles in a bribery scheme involving Navy warplanes being repaired at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado....
  • Are state workers overpaid?

     
    The high salaries earned by California state workers have long rankled voters, who are again being asked to raise their taxes in November. The average California government employee earned $70,777 in 2011. That’s nearly $16,000 more than the...
  • Pension rollback passed by Los Angeles City Council

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's plan to roll back retirement benefits of newly hired employees won fina approval Friday, despite opposition from an array of labor leaders across Southern California. The City Council cast its second and final vote...