Updated with comments from Quinn, unions and lawmakers.
Reporting from WBEZ's Sam Hudzik and Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford was used in this report.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says job reductions will be necessary to help Illinois deal with a record budget deficit.
Sources told the Chicago Tribune that thousands of state workers could receive layoff notices.
Updated 1:21 with story from WBEZ.
Reporting from WBEZ's Sam Hudzik used in this report.
A victory today for a public employee union in Illinois.
An arbitrator says Governor Pat Quinn cannot cancel pay raises promised to state workers, but the issue is far from settled.
(Here's a link to the full text of the decision from the arbitrator)
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