San Francisco Health and Pension Benefits, Proposition B (June 2008)

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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
Approveda Yes 118,729 74.05%
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 Health Care Trust Fund to fund retiree health care costs, and increase retirement benefits and retirement cost-of-living adjustments for certain City employees?"[2]

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  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.