The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

August 6, 2013
Read the lawsuit against CalPERS on long-term care insurance

Here's the class-action lawsuit filed today in Los Angeles on behalf of CalPERS long-term care insurance policyholders. The complaint alleges that CalPERS sold policies by persuading buyers that rates on its lifetime, inflation-protected plans would be fixed and "reasonably priced."

Click here to read Bee colleague Dale Kasler's breaking news story about the lawsuit.

CalPERS LTC lawsuit by jon_ortiz

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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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