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Public Utilities Code - PUC

DIVISION 11.5. NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT [125000 - 125716]

  ( Heading of Division 11.5 amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 150, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 5. Personnel [125500 - 125600]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1188. )

ARTICLE 4. Pension Plan [125550 - 125552]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1188. )

125550.
  

(a) The adoption, terms, and conditions of a pension plan covering employees of the district in a bargaining unit represented by a labor organization shall be pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement between that organization and the district and shall be subject to this section.

(b) The pension plan and the funds of the plan shall be managed and administered by a retirement board composed of equal representation of labor and management. Any deadlock among the members of the board with respect to that management and administration shall be resolved in the manner specified in Section 302 of the federal Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 186(c)(5)).

(c) The duties and responsibilities of the retirement board shall be executed in accordance with Section 17 of Article XVI of the California Constitution.

(d) This section does not apply if the district has, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement, provided membership for the district’s represented employees in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a retirement system established pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937, or a pension trust subject to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (29 U.S.C. Sec. 1001 et seq.).

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 150, Sec. 34. Effective January 1, 2006.)

125551.
  

The district may contract with the Board of Administration of the Public Employees’ Retirement System, and in that case the board of administration shall enter into a contract with the district, to enter all, or any portion, of the employees of the district under that system; provided, that no employees of the district in a bargaining unit that is represented by a labor organization shall be included in the contract except as authorized by a collective-bargaining agreement.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 150, Sec. 35. Effective January 1, 2006.)

125552.
  

All persons receiving pension benefits from an acquired public utility, and all persons entitled to pension benefits under any pension plan of the acquired public utility, may become members or receive pensions under a pension plan established by the district by mutual agreement of those persons and the district. The agreement may provide for the waiver of all rights, privileges, benefits, and status with respect to the pension plan of the acquired public utility.

(Amended by Stats. 2005, Ch. 150, Sec. 36. Effective January 1, 2006.)

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