A lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court seeks to overturn legislation to drastically reduce the pension benefits of City of Chicago employees and retirees.
In a victory for public employees and retirees, a Circuit Court judge in Springfield ruled that the law cutting SERS and SURS pensions is unconstitutional. The case is expected to head to the Illinois Supreme Court.
With their insurance premiums set to skyrocket next year, City of Chicago retirees are urging Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council to take action and keep health care affordable.
Tuesday is Election Day. It’s our last chance to stop Bruce Rauner. Make sure you vote in the race for governor. You can click here to see a list of AFSCME-recommended candidates in other races all across Illinois.
A longtime senior citizen advocate and Republican voter says Bruce Rauner’s ties to neglect and abuse at nursing homes owned by his firm show why he’s the wrong choice in the race for governor.
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