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El Camino Hospital In the News

ECH salary-cap measure thrown out of court

Last Updated Jul 2013

Image of Los Altos Town Crier LogoMeasure The El Camino Healthcare District is in the clear on Measure M, a voter-approved November 2012 initiative that sought to limit the salaries of top executives. El Camino officials reported Monday that Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Socrates “Pete” Manoukian declared the initiative unconstitutional July 16, ruling that El Camino Hospital may provide compensation to its executives without regard to the limit imposed by Measure M. The court rejected Measure M, claiming that the statutory initiative does not apply to local health-care districts, and that the measure does not have initiative power because it does not enact a statute or ordinance.

Read the full article on the Los Altos Town Crier website.