Friday, December 27, 2013

IL Teachers Sue to Block Pension Reform Law

“A group of teachers and public school officials filed a class-action lawsuit on Friday in state court seeking to void Illinois' new pension reform law on grounds the cuts to pension benefits violate the state constitution.

The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago, claims that changes to current and retired teacher pensions passed by the Illinois General Assembly and signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn earlier this month violate protections for public sector worker retirement benefits in the Illinois Constitution.” READ MORE

Title: “Illinois teachers sue in effort to block pension reform law”
Source: Reuters
Date Published: December 27, 2013