United States Economy Shrinks By Record 32.9 Percent In Second QuarterThe United States economy endured its worst quarter in recorded history this past spring, brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Better Business Bureau Warns Public About Phone Scams, Now Preying On Pandemic FearsA warning was issued Wednesday night about a new twist on a common phone scam – preying on people’s fears over the pandemic.
With Unemployed Illinoisans Not Getting Calls Back, What's Going On At IDES? CBS 2 Demands AnswersThursday marks three weeks since the Illinois Department of Employment Security debuted a callback feature – something the state called a solution for those trying to get through over the phone. But we've learned for many, their calls that aren't coming.
State Rep. Jonathan 'Yoni' Pizer Says He Got Unemployment Debit Card In Mail That He Never RequestedState Rep. Jonathan “Yoni” Pizer (D-Chicago), representing the 12th House District, said he received an unemployment benefits debit card he never asked for just Wednesday.
Rogers Park Homeowner Out $29,000 After Contractor Troupe Construction Didn't Even Start Major Remodeling ProjectCharleen Brown-Muir had big plans for her house in Rogers Park; so big that in May of 2018, she signed an $89,000 deal and gave $29,000 to a contractor upfront to start remodeling.
With Federal Stimulus Ending, Some Are More Worried Than Ever About Getting Illinois Unemployment Benefits They're OwedAnalysts expect more than $1 million new claims when the report is released Thursday morning, and that could only make it worse for people still struggling to get benefits they are owed.
Fraudsters May Be Targeting Seniors By Applying For Illinois Unemployment Debit Cards In Their NamesAs many wait for unemployment benefits or the debits cards they need to access that money, it turns out some people are getting those cards in the mail when they never even applied for unemployment.
Manny's Deli Pleads For Help To Stay OpenThe cafeteria-style deli has been serving up everything from corned beef to knishes on South Jefferson Street since 1942.
Will You See A Second Stimulus Payment?A second stimulus payment seemed unlikely after the first stimulus led to economic gains but has a good chance now as the virus spikes and recovery stalls.
Walgreens Lost $1.7B In 3Q As COVID-19 Tightened GripWalgreens Boots Alliance Inc., based in Deerfield, Illinois, runs more than 9,200 stores in the United States and has more than 18,750 locations internationally.
What Might A Second Stimulus Payment Look Like For You?A second stimulus payment grows more likely by the day, with coronavirus surging and the fate of the economy hanging in the balance.