Legislators to listen to pension concerns

State Pension & Budget UpdateNorthern Illinois University employees will have an opportunity Wednesday, Nov. 20, to speak with state legislators about the Illinois state pension system.

The event takes place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium of the Holmes Student Center.

Legislators planning to attend are Sens. Dave Syverson and as well as Reps. Mike Fortner, Robert Pritchard and Tom Demmer. They will present their opinions on the current efforts to overhaul the state pension system and then listen to concerns shared by NIU employees.

Pensions are the only topic of discussion planned for this event.

This event is sponsored by the NIU Faculty Senate, the Supportive Professional Staff Council, the Operating Staff Council and the University Benefits Committee.

For more information, call (815) 753-6854 or email asmall@niu.edu.

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