Chicago pension cuts struck down by Illinois Supreme Court
Despite Budget Impasse, Retirees will Continue to Receive Monthly Pension Check

Despite Budget Impasse, Retirees will Continue to Receive Monthly Pension Check

State and University Retirees will continue to receive their monthly pension benefit despite an announcement from Comptroller Leslie Munger that Illinois will begin to skip payments to the pension funds due to the ongoing budget impasse.

Supreme Court rules pension cuts are unconstitutional

Supreme Court rules pension cuts are unconstitutional

In an emphatic and unanimous ruling, the Illinois Supreme Court has declared pension-cutting SB 1 unconstitutional and void. Read the ruling and response from the We Are One Illinois union coalition.

University retirees: Make your voice heard in SURS election!

University retirees: Make your voice heard in SURS election!

Retirees in the State Universities Retirement System have from April 1 to May 1 to cast their vote for annuitant trustee. AFSCME Retiree Chapter 31 is supporting NEIU retiree Mitch Vogel for re-election.

Important info for state and university retirees about opt-out mailings

Important info for state and university retirees about opt-out mailings

“Class notices” regarding the refunds for unconstitutional health care premium hikes are now being sent out to all affected state and university retirees. You do not need to reply to the notice in order to receive your refund.

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