Article 4. Retirement System of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 16. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 4.
The adoption, terms, and conditions of any retirement
system covering employees of the district in a bargaining unit
represented by a labor organization shall be pursuant to a collective
bargaining agreement between the labor organization and the
district. For purposes of this section, "officers" does not include
members of the board.
The board may contract with the Board of Administration of
the Public Employees' Retirement System or with a retirement system
maintained pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937
and enter all, or any portion, of its employees under either of those
systems. Employees of the district in a bargaining unit that is
represented by a labor organization shall not be included in the
contract except as authorized by a collective bargaining agreement.
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