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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - February 24, 2012

New police contracts sets the pace for city employee pension reform

Kudos to the Pleasanton Police Officers' Association (PPOA) and city of Pleasanton negotiators on reaching an amicable agreement on a new contract that has officers contributing toward their pensions. Starting Saturday, March 3, when a new pay period begins, those in the Police Department covered by the contract will contribute 3% of the Employer Paid Member Contribution toward their CalPERS retirement program. In July, the contribution jumps to 6% with the full 9% member contribution to be deducted from their pay beginning July 1, 2013. The new contract runs from this month until May 31, 2014.

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