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'''San Francisco Health and Pension Benefits Measure B''' will appear on the June 3, 2008 ballot in [[San Francisco County, California ballot measures|San Francisco]], [[California]]. It increases the years of service required for new employees to qualify for subsidized health benefits at retirement, and adjusts the formula for calculating retiree health benefits for new employees.
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{{tnr}}A '''San Francisco Change in Qualifications for Retiree Health and Pension Benefits, Measure B''' ballot question was on the [[June 3, 2008 ballot measures in California|June 3, 2008 ballot]] in [[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#June 3|San Francisco]], [[California]], where it was '''overwhelmingly approved.'''<ref>[http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/16/BAHM10LRJG.DTL&type=politics ''San Francisco Chronicle'', "S.F. voters face ballot measures," May 17, 2008]</ref>
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Proposition B increased the years of service required for new employees to qualify for subsidized health benefits at retirement, and adjusted the formula for calculating retiree health benefits for new employees.
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Proposition B also increased the cost-of-living adjustments for city employees who retired after January 10, 2009.  The measure was strongly supported by labor unions.
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==Election results==
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{{Short outcome
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| title = Proposition B
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| yes = 118,729
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| yespct = 74.05
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| no = 41,598
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| nopct = 25.95
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| image =
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| unresolved =
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| state = Local
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| percent = 50.0
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}}
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:''These final, certified, election results are from the [http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=1787 San Francisco elections office].''
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==Ballot question==
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{{Q box |
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  text = '''Proposition B:''' "Shall the City increase the years of service required for new City employees and certain employees of the School District, the Superior Court and the Community College District to qualify for employer-funded retiree health benefits, establish a separate Retiree Healthcare Trust Fund to fund retiree health care costs, and increase retirement benefits and retirement cost-of-living adjustments for certain City employees?"
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==See also==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://sfpl4.sfpl.org/pdf/main/gic/elections/June3_2008.pdf Official voter pamphlet for Proposition B]
  
* [http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Jun2008_LT_NewHireQualificationsRetireeHealthcare.pdf Text of measure] PDF.
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[[Category:Local pensions, California, 2008]]
[[Category:California 2008 local ballot measures]]
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Latest revision as of 07:12, 21 March 2014

A San Francisco Change in Qualifications for Retiree Health and Pension Benefits, Measure B ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot in San Francisco, California, where it was overwhelmingly approved.[1]

Proposition B increased the years of service required for new employees to qualify for subsidized health benefits at retirement, and adjusted the formula for calculating retiree health benefits for new employees.

Proposition B also increased the cost-of-living adjustments for city employees who retired after January 10, 2009. The measure was strongly supported by labor unions.

Election results

Proposition B
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 118,729 74.05%
No41,59825.95%
These final, certified, election results are from the San Francisco elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition B: "Shall the City increase the years of service required for new City employees and certain employees of the School District, the Superior Court and the Community College District to qualify for employer-funded retiree health benefits, establish a separate Retiree Healthcare Trust Fund to fund retiree health care costs, and increase retirement benefits and retirement cost-of-living adjustments for certain City employees?"[2]

See also

External links

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References

  1. San Francisco Chronicle, "S.F. voters face ballot measures," May 17, 2008
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.