John Colombo http://wuis.org en How The Pension Lawsuits Could Play Out http://wuis.org/post/how-pension-lawsuits-could-play-out <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several state employee unions are expected to file a lawsuit contesting Illinois' new pension measure.</span></p><p>A University of Illinois law professor says that action will start a process that could last as long as two years.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">John Colombo said any decisions will ultimately come from the state’s Supreme Court, but the process has to start in circuit court.</span></p><p>He expects unions to seek an injunction that would keep the reform plan from taking effect while the legal process plays out.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:48:53 +0000 Jeff Bossert 14774 at http://wuis.org How The Pension Lawsuits Could Play Out