The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 6, 2013
Lawsuit filed against CalPERS for long-term care premium hikes

A Southern California law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against CalPERS, alleging that the fund lied to members who have held its privately-funded long-term care insurance policies.

The Bee's Dale Kasler has the breaking news here. Check back to The State Worker blog for a copy of the court filing when it becomes available. And watch Wednesday's print and online editions for a story with more details about the lawsuit.

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Jon Ortiz launched The State Worker blog and a companion column in 2008 to cover state government from the perspective of California government employees. Every day he filters the news through a single question: "What does this mean for state workers?" Join Ortiz for updates and debate on state pay, benefits, pensions, contracts and jobs. Contact him at (916) 321-1043 and at


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