has different appeal procedures depending upon the type of decision an
IMRF member or employer is appealing. For example, a member who is appealing
a decision in which disability benefits were denied would use a different
appeal procedure than a member who was appealing a decision about Past
Service credit. IMRF’s appeal procedures are:
IMRF Online provides
a brief summary of IMRF benefits and the adminstration of those benefits.
and employers' rights and obligations are governed by
of the Illinois Pension Code.
Statements in these publications are general,
and the Illinois state law governing IMRF is complex and specific.
conflict arises between information in these publications and the law, all
decisions are based on the law.