This July 19, 2013 file photo shows, Jesse Sharkey, Vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union, responding to a question about the latests layoff by the Chicago Public Schools of union employees during a news conference. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has said if the Illinois Legislature _ which passed a historic measure last week to address the state’s worst-in-the-nation public pension shortfall _ doesn’t deal with Chicago’s own multibillion-dollar pension problem next, city services could suffer in the future, with more teachers loosing their jobs. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast File)

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