Laid off workers suing Governor's Administration

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Eight former state workers are suing the Governor's Administration.

The former IDOT employees said Governor Bruce Rauner laid them off for political reasons.

Governor Rauner said the layoffs were part of a cleaning up process from past hiring mistakes.

The employees are asking for their jobs back and lost wages and benefits.

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