A hearing set for this afternoon could determine if some, or even all, of Illinois' new pension law will be suspended.
The pension law is supposed to take effect next month.
The We Are One coalition of unions wants a hold put on the entire law, until a broader lawsuit seeking to have it declared unconstitutional is resolved.
Anders Lindall is a spokesman for AFSCME, the state's largest public employees union. He says once someone retires, that can't be reversed.