Illinois Retirement System http://wuis.org en Effort To Consolidate Pension Lawsuits http://wuis.org/post/effort-consolidate-pension-lawsuits <p>Efforts are underway to consolidate four lawsuits challenging Illinois' new pension reform law. &nbsp;</p><p>Lawyers representing the respective groups of state retirees who filed class-action suits have asked the Supreme Court to allow them to present their cases as one. &nbsp;</p><p>The groups share the common claim that the new pension reform plan violates the state constitution, which says benefits may not be diminished. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:49:30 +0000 Bill Wheelhouse & Associated Press 19721 at http://wuis.org Effort To Consolidate Pension Lawsuits Illinois Pensions Don't Sell Assets In 2013 http://wuis.org/post/illinois-pensions-dont-sell-assets-2013 <p></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:39:06 +0000 Associated Press 15402 at http://wuis.org Illinois Pensions Don't Sell Assets In 2013