4:00 am
Mon April 30, 2012

What's the impact of Gov.'s pension fix?

NIU's Steven Cunningham, VP for administration & human resources

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn wants state institutions, such as Northern Illinois University, to contribute to their workers' pensions.  Currently, the state pays the employer share of contributions.   Quinn's plan would slowly shift the responsibility for paying the "normal cost of pensions" to universities, community colleges and school districts. 

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