Illinois judge stops start date for state pension reform law

CHICAGO Wed May 14, 2014 4:28pm EDT

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CHICAGO May 14 (Reuters) - An Illinois judge on Wednesday suspended the June 1 implementation date for the state's new pension reform law, according to a labor union coalition spokesman.

The We Are One Illinois coalition filed a motion in Sangamon County Circuit Court on Monday seeking a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction to stop the law from taking effect before its constitutionality could be determined by state courts. (Reporting by Karen Pierog; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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