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Illinois Layoffs

Layoffpalooza? Illinois Could Lose 1,800 Jobs By March

Posted 02.09.2012 | Chicago

Obligated by the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act to inform the state of planned job cuts, sixteen companies have submitted re...

Cook County Budget Approved: Layoffs, Tax Hikes, Fees Ahead

Posted 11.19.2011 | Chicago

After an all-day meeting, the Cook County Board early Friday evening approved the county's 2012 budget by a vote of 16-1. The $2.9 billion spending...

Cook County Budget Outlines More Than 1,000 Layoffs; Tax, Fee Increases

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's second budget, slated to be officially unveiled Tuesday, is expected to include layoffs of just more th...

Arbitrator Sides With Union Over Quinn's Layoffs, Closures

Posted 12.03.2011 | Chicago

An arbitrator ruled Monday that Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (D)'s call for seven state facility closures and 1,900 worker layoffs violates the state's...

Prisoners In Gymnasiums? Illinois System Out Of Space

Posted 11.28.2011 | Chicago

Earlier this month, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced that he would be forced to layoff thousands of state workers and close several facilities du...

Quinn Admits Thousands Of Layoffs, Facility Closures Coming Soon

Posted 11.06.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn on Tuesday admitted that the reports about thousands of state employee layoffs and facility closures across the state shor...

Schools In Trouble: Layoffs Could Top 20,000 In State School Districts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Larger class sizes. Fewer sports and arts programs. No more special treatment for gifted, special-ed and ESL students. These are some of the many har...

Quinn Plans Layoffs After Union Balks At Concessions

State Journal-Register | Ryan Keith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Pat Quinn's administration said today it will have to move forward with significant layoffs of state workers after the largest union refused to r...

Quinn Vetoes State Operating Budget As Stalemate Continues, 2,600 Face Layoffs

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the day he planned to explain $1 billion in state budget cuts, Gov. Quinn instead announced Tuesday that he is vetoing a bill funding state governm...

Blagojevich To Lay Off Hundreds, Close State Parks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD - Thirteen state historic sites and 11 parks will close, and human services will be affected as the Blagojevich administration said Thursd...