The following article was published on www.publicceo.com on February 3, 2014:
What’s in a Word? When It Comes to Chuck Reed’s Pension Reform, Plenty
By Jim Unland, President, San Jose Police Officers’ Association
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed announced last week that he planned to file a lawsuit against California Attorney General Kamala Harris over the title and summary for his proposed measure to enable elected officials to reduce the retirement benefits of teachers, firefighters, police officers, school bus drivers and other public employees
The reason, Reed says, is that the Attorney General used the word “eliminate” in describing his proposal to end the vested benefit rights of public employees.