Voters may decide pension issue

2015-12-10T17:39:22-08:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: Defined Benefit Plans|Tags: , |

By Thomas Elias Ballot initiative campaigns don’t usually center around definitions, but the question of what’s a pension and what’s not is one battle over definitions that’s very likely to face voters next fall. After years of frustration caused mainly because of failed efforts to change and reduce the pensions that are or will be paid to past and present public employees, an ex-mayor of San Jose and an ex-San Diego city councilman now seem all but certain to [...]