Press Release: We Are One Illinois Coalition Warns Against Rush To Slash Pensions


May 11, 2011

We Are One Illinois Coalition Warns Against Rush To Slash Pensions, Calls for Transparency and Accountability from House and Senate Leaders

Labor leaders from We Are One Illinois, advocating on behalf of over 1 million statewide members, today called on Senate President John Cullerton, Speaker Michael Madigan, Minority Leaders Christine Radogno and Tom Cross today not to repeat last year’s mistake by passing legislation that would cut pensions for Illinois public employees in just a few hours, well before the impact of the bill could be examined and understood by lawmakers.

Read the entire release here.