The lame duck session came and went without legislation passing on
pension reform in Illinois. Now that the new General Assembly has been
sworn in, the next phase in the ongoing journey towards pension reform
in Illinois begins.
The We are One Coalition, a group of about 20
Illinois labor unions, which collectively represent more than 1 million
members including police, firefighters and teachers, is calling on
lawmakers to sit down for a summit to work together on a comprehensive
pension reform deal that would be palatable to state government and
well as public workers and retirees.
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