American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

Illinois - AFSCME

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.


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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.