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May 15 (Bloomberg) — Illinois government workers won a temporary halt to a 2013 law passed to fix the state’s $100 billion pension shortfall while they fight it in court.

The law would reduce cost-of-living adjustments and raise the retirement age for workers who are now 45 or younger. The unions have sued Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, a Democrat, and other officials, contending the reductions are barred by the state’s constitution.

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