Pension Legislation

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New Teacher Pension Payments Passed To Districts

http://nprillinois.org/post/new-teacher-pension-payments-passed-district...

Thanks to a new state pension law, school districts will now have to pay their pensions. But Rauner's amendatory veto cut the part of SB 1 that would've recognized those pension payments as part of a school's cost of doing business.

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EA Funding to Litigate Current Pension Legislation

It may be more appropriate to say, "Lack of Funding." As an independent Education Association, our current obligation is to fund legal representation for teachers within the district. If Illinois Pension Code, Senate Bill 1 is signed into law, it is likely that Illinois teacher unions will challenge it in court (See: http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/03/retirement/illinois-pensions/index.html?...).

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