As the days draw closer to October 1, when about 375 state
social workers will be laid off, a group of more than 350 angry Illinois
Department of Child and Family Service (DCFS) employees showed up at Gov. Pat
Quinn’s Chicago office Tuesday afternoon to decry recent budget cuts.
cuts, the workers argue, will lead not only to the aforementioned job
losses, but will harm the children and families who rely on the services
provided by those state workers.
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