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Lawsuit Looming on Illinois Layoffs

A new lawsuit could be on the horizon, given the governor’s actions Thursday to begin the process to close seven state facilities and lay off nearly 1,938 state workers.

09/09/2011

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Arbitrator: Illinois Must Pay Raises

Arbitrator rules Gov. violated union contract

07/19/2011

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AFSCME Screams; Where’s My Raise!

Governor Pat Quinn says lawmakers deliberately didn’t allocate money for raises, and the workers should know that.

07/13/2011

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Ill. Union to Picket over Cancelled Raises

AFSCME says Governor broke his word.

07/11/2011

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Quinn Says Ill. Has No Money for Raises

Governor responds to AFSCME lawsuit

07/10/2011

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Quinn Approves IL Budget After Trimming Education Funds

Quinn has repeatedly criticized the spending plan lawmakers sent him, saying it shortchanged many important services. But he cut further.

06/30/2011

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IL Unions Say Proposal Mirrors Wisconsin’s

Hundreds were in Springfield Thursday to say bills in the Illinois legislature mirror what’s happening in neighboring states.

04/09/2011

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Union Membership Surges Among Illinois State Employees

In the past eight years, more than 10,000 state employees have joined unions, a four-fold increase over the previous eight years.

03/27/2011

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