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October 20, 2014, 1:02 pm
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Unions File Suit Over Retired Workers' Health Insurance

Several public sector unions are suing the Quinn administration over the recent law that requires retired veteran state workers to pay for their health insurance.


Governor Pat Quinn signed that law this summer, ending the sliding scale that allowed retirees with 20 years or more of service to get health care with no premium payments. But the lawsuit... filed by four unions including AFSCME, the Illinois Federation of Teachers and Troopers Lodge 41... says that change violates the Illinois Constitution, which guarantees pensions and prohibits laws that impair the obligation of contracts.


The suit was filed in Randolph County Circuit Court. It's just the latest in a string of court cases brought against Quinn by public sector unions over his budget-cutting tactics.

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