Employee Unions to File Lawsuits Challenging Pension Reform Measure
Just hours after San Jose voters approved a nationally watched pension reform measure, city employee unions are planning to file lawsuits challenging it.
The police, fire and other unions have scheduled an 11 a.m. press conference outside the Santa Clara County Superior Court to officially announce the legal action.
An email from the unions sent early this morning said: “Following the passage of San Jose’s Measure B — a City ballot measure that unlawfully modifies pension benefits for city employees-San Jose’s Police Officers, Fire Fighters and other workers will file multiple lawsuits to enjoin the City from implementing the unlawful changes to employee pensions, health care and disability benefits.”
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