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Tier III pensions: Frequently asked questions and answers

Where there pension changes in the new FY 18 State budget? How does SB 42 impact pensions? Does the new pension proposal create a third tier? What are the benefits of Tier II or Tier III...

IL Supreme Court: Pension-cutting law is “unconstitutional”

Illinois AFL-CIO president Michael T. Carrigan issued the following statement on behalf of the We Are One Illinois coalition of unions that represent public...

Supreme Court urged: “Declare pension-cutting law unconstitutional”

Attorneys representing active employees and retirees participating in the state pension systems today urged the justices of the Illinois Supreme Court to uphold a...

Judge declares pension cutting law “unconstitutional and void in its entirety”

A Sangamon County Judge today ruled that the pension law passed and signed into law last December violates the Illinois Constitution. The ruling by Judge...