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Illinois' child welfare agency cancels layoffs

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  • Richard Calica, director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

      Richard Calica, director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

The illinois department of children and family services canceled plans to lay off 375 employees after state lawmakers signaled they were willing to restore some of the millions of dollars in department funding that had been cut from next year's budget. the agency's director, richard calica, announced the change in a memo to staff thursday.

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