The Illinois Supreme Court has issued a forceful decision overturning a lower court’s dismissal of an AFSCME-backed lawsuit challenging cuts to retiree health care benefits. The court found that these benefits are protected by the state constitution.
A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge granted the request of the We Are One Illinois union coalition to delay implementation of the law that would cut pensions for active and retired SERS, SURS and TRS enrollees.
The We Are One Illinois union coalition has asked the Sangamon County Circuit Court to delay the implementation of SB 1, which makes sweeping changes to the pension benefits of SERS, SUR and TRS participants.
State legislators have passed legislation that will slash the modest pension benefits of City of Chicago employees and retirees by as much as 30 percent. Call Gov. Quinn NOW and tell him to veto SB 1922!
Billionaire CEO and Illinois governor candidate Bruce Rauner's ads spin his public image, but the facts show Rauner is a dangerous insider who'll stop at nothing to attack workers and gain power for himself.
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