City Retirees Blast New Health Care Premiums In City BudgetAs aldermen prepared to approve the mayor’s 2015 budget plan on Wednesday, retired city workers were complaining they would be hurt by health care premiums included in the spending plan.
Unions Sue To Block State Pension Reform PlanThe lawsuit, which follows others already filed by retirees, argues the pension bill approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Pat Quinn more than a month ago violates a clause of the state constitution that says pension benefits may not be cut.
Volunteer Retirees Helping Kids With Schoolwork In ShorewoodAn elementary school and a retirement community in the Joliet area have teamed up to bring together young and old for the benefit of both.
Retired City Workers Sue To Keep Health Care SubsidyChicago’s 30,000 retired city employees are trying to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from phasing out the city’s 55 percent subsidy for retiree health care and foisting Obamacare on them.
Unions, Retirees Slam Mayor's Plan To Cut Health Care SubsidyUnion leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Retired State Workers May Have To Pay For Health CareIllinois lawmakers may consider steps to reduce the cost of health care for retired state workers.