Labor’s last stand- fighting off the pension thieves
The union coalition We Are One Illinois and a group of active and retired public employees filed suit today in Sangamon County Circuit Court to overturn pension-slashing Senate Bill 1 (Public Act 98-599). Defendants in the suit are Governor Pat Quinn, other constitutional officers, the state retirement systems and their boards. “Our suit makes clear that pension theft is more than unfair, it’s unconstitutional,” said Illinois Police Benevolent & Protective Association Director and Chief Counsel Sean Michael Smoot…
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