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PECG v. Brown, opening brief

PECG v. Brown, opening brief

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12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728BARBARA J. CHISHOLM (SBN 224656)PEDER THOREEN (SBN 217081)Altshuler Berzon LLP177 Post Street, Suite 300San Francisco, California 94108Telephone: (415) 421-7151Facsimile: (415) 362-8064E-Mail: bchisholm@altshulerberzon.comGERALD JAMES (SBN 179258)455 Capitol Mall, Suite 501Sacramento, CA 95814Telephone: (916) 446-0400Facsimile: (916) 446-0489E-mail: gjames@pecg.orgAttorneys for Petitioners/PlaintiffsCALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OFPROFESSIONAL SCIENTISTS; PROFESSIONALENGINEERS IN CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT;SHABBIR AHMED; AND TERRY ESCARDA
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIACOUNTY OF ALAMEDA
PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS INCALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT,
et al.
,Petitioners/Plaintiffs,v.EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., Governor of theState of California,
et al.
,Respondents/Defendants. _____________________________________ )))))))))))))Case No. RG10494800, consolidated withCase No. RG10530845
PETITIONERS’ OPENING BRIEF INSUPPORT OF PETITIONS FOR WRITOF MANDATE
Dept.: 17Judge: Steven A. Brick Trial Date: April 13 and 20, 2012Action Filed: January 21, 2010
Petitioners’ Opening Brief in Support of Petitions for Writ of MandateCase No. RG10494800, and consolidated cases
 
12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728TABLE OF CONTENTSTABLE OF AUTHORITIES........................................................iiINTRODUCTION................................................................1FACTUAL AND PROCEDURAL BACKGROUND.....................................3A.Status of Furloughs.........................................................3B. Remand Following
 PECG I 
Decision and Status of Consolidated Cases................3C.The Budget Act for Fiscal Year 2010-2011.......................................4ARGUMENT....................................................................5I.Standard for Writ of Mandate.................................................5II. There is No Lawful Authority for the Unpaid Furloughing of Employees in PositionsCharged with Remediation and Hazardous Material Management at Military Bases, WhichAre Covered By Water Code §13177.7 and Health & Safety Code §25353.3............6III. There is No Lawful Authority for the Unpaid Furloughing of Employees at State Agencies Not Funded by the Annual Budget Act.........................................11IV. To the Extent the Legislature Ratified the Governor’s Executive Order by Adopting the2010 State Budget Act, It Only Authorized Reductions of Represented Employees’Compensation that Were “Proportionate” to Reductions Made for Non-RepresentedEmployees...............................................................13CONCLUSION.................................................................15
Petitioners’ Opening Brief in Support of Petitions for Writ of MandateCase No. RG10494800, and consolidated cases
i
 
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TABLE OF AUTHORITIESSTATE CASES
 Brown v. Superior Court 
(2011)199 Cal.App.4th 971.......................................................4
California Attorneys v. Brown
(2011)195 Cal.App.4th 119......................................................8, 9
California Teachers Association v. Governing Board of Hilmar Unified School District 
(2002)95 Cal.App.4th 183.........................................................7
 Harpending v. Haight 
(1870)39 Cal. 189 ...............................................................5
 Lockyer v. City & County of San Francisco
(2004)33 Cal.4th 1055 ............................................................5
 Professional Engineers v. Schwarzenegger 
(2010)50 Cal.4th 989 ........................................................
 passimService Employees International Union, Local 1000 v. Schwarzenegger 
(2011)197 Cal.App.4th 252.....................................................7, 11
Stone v. Bancroft 
(1902)139 Cal. 78................................................................7
Woods v. Strother 
(1888)76 Cal. 545................................................................5
STATE STATUTES
Cal. Const., art. IV, §9............................................................10Code Civ. Proc. §1085(a)...........................................................5Code Civ. Proc. §1086.............................................................5Health & Safety Code §25353.5................................................
 passim
Health & Safety Code §50956......................................................12Ins. Code §11873.................................................................9Ins. Code §10089................................................................12Labor Code §2855................................................................7Penal Code §2800...............................................................12Penal Code §2806...............................................................12Penal Code §2807...............................................................12
Petitioners’ Opening Brief in Support of Petitions for Writ of MandateCase No. RG10494800, and consolidated cases
ii

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