On Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee published an article discussing the new California Supreme Court ruling in Boling v. Public Employment Relations Board. The article, entitled "California unions win another pension lawsuit. Will their streak continue?," provides valuable insight and analysis into a recent court victory for California Public Unions.
As outlined in the Sacramento Bee article, as well as a previous Mastagni Law Blog post, the California Supreme Court recently rejected the Mayor of San Diego's attempt to legislatively deny new municipal employees pension benefits without first meeting-and-conferring with existing unions.
As David E. Mastagni states in the Sacramento Bee, "You can't avoid bargaining obligations by going to legislation. It's an old trick that some public officials had come up with."
You can read the entire Sacramento Bee article here: "California unions win another pension lawsuit. Will their streak continue?,