Governor Rauner Delaying Layoffs Of State Workers

(Springfield, IL) — Governor Rauner is delaying plans to lay off a number of state employees at the end of the month as a battle continues in court. Rauner announced that he would cut over 100 jobs by next week if the budget impasse hasn’t been resolved. Unions representing the workers took him to court after the announcement, claiming the state would be violating terms of the contracts.