BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois-based company that represents those with disabilities in dealings with government programs has announced it is laying off 90 of its roughly 600 workers.
The Belleville News-Democrat (http://bit.ly/1pukY9q) reports Belleville-based Allsup Inc. announced the job cuts Thursday.
The privately-held company says in a statement it "is making necessary changes in its business so it may adapt to continued trends within the Social Security disability program and other factors."
Thirty-year-old Allsup provides assistance to those seeking Social Security and veterans disability benefits, as well as Medicare services.
Information from: Belleville News-Democrat, http://www.bnd.com