Laid Off

Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?

If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.


Maria Randazzo, who was laid off along with more than 70 other Chicago traffic aides, confronted Mayor Rahm Emanuel about the move at a town hall meeting on the budget and said she was disappointed with his lack of sympathy for the laid off workers. (Credit: CBS)

Laid Off Traffic Aide Disappointed With Mayor’s Answers

The feisty fired traffic aide who stood up to Mayor Rahm Emanuel at his city budget town meeting Monday night, is now telling more of her story to CBS 2.

CBS 2–08/30/2011

Court Case Graphic

Laid-Off In Country Club Hills Suing

With Mayor Dwight Welch’s blessing, a group of former Country Club Hills employees — including the mayor’s girlfriend — are suing the city and his political opponents with claims of gender discrimination, stalking and retaliation.


Chicago Public Schools

Lawsuit: Laid Off CPS Teacher Can’t Get His Unemployment Benefits

A laid off Chicago Public Schools teacher is taking his former employer to court.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2011

School Crossing

Carpentersville Wonders How To Handle Drivers After Cutting Crossing Guards

The crossing guards are gone in Carpentersville, and village officials are trying to figure out how to get children safely to and from school.

WBBM Newsradio–07/25/2011

(Credit: CBS)

Laid-Off Hospital Worker Attacks Supervisor Who Fired Him

Police were seeking a food services worker who attacked his supervisor after being laid off at Evanston Hospital.