For 23 years, Jerry Sandusky helped well-respected Pennsylvania State head coach, Joe Paterno, lead their football team to victory after victory. For 23 years, Sandusky was a major player in the high-profile world of college sports. Now, he’s been brought low by sex abuse allegations from eight young boys that he allegedly recruited through a charity that he founded to help troubled youth.
California's non partisan Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) just released a report that both praises and criticizes Governor Jerry Brown’s plan to reform public pension benefits. Brown’s proposals to combine the existing guaranteed benefits with a 401(k) type plan and to raise the retirement age for future employees from 55 to 67 was lauded by the LAO.
The California Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday in a case that will have far-reaching implications for workers across the state. Five restaurant workers are suing Brinker International – owner of Chili's and other chain restaurants – claiming the company made it impossible to take meal and rest breaks.