San Diego labor unions file suit to invalidate Prop B pension measure

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – City labor unions in San Diego have filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate 2012’s controversial Proposition B pension cut measure, which made San Diego the only city in California to eliminate pensions for most newly hired workers.

Proposition B, which was approved by more than 65 percent of city voters, replaced traditional pensions with 401(k)-style retirement plans for all newly hired city workers except police officers.

If Proposition B is invalidated, it will pave the way for city officials and union leaders to negotiate an agreement to compensate about 4,000 city workers hired since 2012 without pensions.

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