Petition for Writ of Mandamus
LA Superior Court

Retiree Medical Insurance Subsidy Freeze

LACAA FILES LAWSUIT CHALLENGING PENSION BENEFIT FREEZE
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Exhibit 1
Exhibits 2-8
Exhibits 9-16

CITY OF LA’S ANSWER TO COMPLAINT
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LACAA’s Opening Brief
Declaration of Isaac Stevens In Support
Declaration of Marie McTeague In Support
Declaration of Oscar Peters In Support
Request for Judicial Notice
Appendix of Exhibits

City's Opposition to Petition for Writ of Mandamus

LACAA's Reply Brief

EAA's Notice of Joinder (Confidential Attorneys)

EAA's Reply Brief (Confidential Attorneys)

Petition for Writ of Mandamus GRANTED
Judgment Entered October 8, 2013


Articles and cases supporting LACAA’s position:

Cal. Supreme Court Supports LACAA Position Re: Vested Pension Benefits
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Read L.A. Times article about Supreme Court Opinion finding that a vested right to retiree health benefits can be implied.
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LAFPP's Indep. Counsel agrees that retiree health subsidy is vested and cannot be permanently frozen at current levels.
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Read Memo by Indep. Counsel

Read LA Times Article about LAFPP Independent Counsel's Opinion.
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LACAA Board calls on LACERS to obtain independent legal advice regarding the City's freezing of your retirement health subsidy.
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As you know, our new MOU includes annual reimbursement for MCLE-related expenses. To ensure that you receive complete and timely reimbursement, we encourage you to follow the instructions contained in the MCLE protocol provided by City Attorney Management. You must complete and submit a reimbursement form in order to receive reimbursement.

You can reimburse expenses related to attending MCLE programs that are accepted by the California State Bar, even if the program takes place in another state. Eligible expenses include the cost of the program, travel, and per diems.

Please be judicious when choosing lodging and which food/drink expenses you submit for reimbursement.


The Board is pleased to announce that LACAA has retained the law firm of MASTAGNI, HOLSTEDT, AMICK, MILLER & JOHNSEN as General Counsel.


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