We Are One – Illinois | Rally at Capitol, call 888-412-6570 to protect pensions

17 Aug

Rally at Capitol, if you can’t be there call 888-412-6570 to protect pensions

With lawmakers returning to Springfield for a one-day special session on bills that would sharply reduce modest pension benefits earned by public employees, the We Are One Illinois coalition of unions will rally in the State Capitol Rotunda at noon today Friday, Aug. 17.

If you’re in Springfield, join the rally in the Rotunda at 12 noon today! The rally will be led by retirees, who along with union leaders will address the crowd. Attendees will lobby lawmakers both before and after the noon rally. Union leaders will testify against pension-cutting legislation at a 9:30 a.m. committee hearing.

If you can’t make it to the rally, make your voice heard now:Call your legislators at 888-412-6570 or use our Click-To-Call tool!Tell your state representative and senator to oppose House Bill 1447 and Senate Bill 3168, House Amendment 2, along with any other pension-cutting legislation. More…

via We Are One – Illinois | Rally at Capitol, call 888-412-6570 to protect pensions.

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