Labor unions say Gov. Quinn’s pension fix is unconstitutional
SPRINGFIELD, IL (KTVI) – Several of Illinois’ most powerful unions say that the governor’s pension fix could be unconstitutional. A group representing union members filed a suit challenging Gov. Quinn’s plan.
The suit claims the new law that reduces yearly benefit increases, violates the constitution, which says pension benefits shall not be diminished or impaired.
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