Retiree Healthcare: We filed the Third Amended Complaint on January 13, 2016. The City's and Funds' responses/answers have been filed and we were granted leave to file a sur-reply to address the recent Matthews decision. Oral argument on the City's and Funds' motions to dismiss is scheduled for June 15, 2016. Click here to read the transcript of the hearing on March 18, 2016.
During May, we filed briefs in the Illinois Supreme Court asking them to take our injunction appeal directly. These requests are rarely granted, especially where requested by individuals, rather than government units. We’ll let you know when we learn of the Court’s decision on whether to take the case.
Korshak Matter: We have filed an appeal on our "motion to enforce extended benefits under the settlement agreement and order the city to audit and reconcile healthcare charges for the second half of the 2013 plan year".
Pension Reform/Renege: On March 24, 2016 the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that "Reform" legislation slashing and deferring statutory increases is unconstitutional.