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Unfunded pension liability is a major problem for government systems, meaning courts are extra hostile towards any pension claims. G&A knows how to navigate these courts and get the retirement benefits you are entitled to.

G&A can help you navigate any and all of the following

Pensions Reform

Because of pension reform, the need for help from legal counsel is critical before you make any retirement decisions.

Disability Discrimination

Injured or disabled workers are entitled to increase pension by the law.

Industrial Disability Retirement (IDR)

Talk to G&A to make sure you don’t have an IDR claim prior to submitting your application for retirement.

workers Compensation

If you are nearing retirement and have any workers comp issues, work related injuries or think you might qualify for and IDR, talk to G&A prior to submitting your application for retirement.

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California Courts Not Sympathetic To Employee Claims on PEPRA Pension Issues

By: Paul Goyette A recent string of California Superior Court and Court of Appeals Decisions indicate a clear trend to decline various employee and employer organization challenges to PEPRA. PEPRA is a form of pension reform law that was passed in 2012 and became effective January 1, 2013. PEPRA made several changes to the California public sector pension systems....

Voided Appointment Overturned for California State Employee

Attorney Brett Sherman of Goyette & Associates successfully represented a State of California Employee in the overturning of a voided appointment. Employee X* was promoted to a Staff Services Manager I (SSM) position within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in 2007. Employee X worked in that capacity until 2013, at which time Employee X...

2017: A Year in Review

by: Nicole Valentine It would be an understatement to say that 2017 was one of the most rewarding years in my practice as a criminal, labor, and licensing attorney. Below are some of the most notable results I achieved for my clients in each of these areas: One of the most important highlights of this year was when I won a client a full dismissal of all counts of an...

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