New IDES Phone System Leaves The Unemployed Hung Up Without Payments"And you know, four hours later here I am."
Pritzker Names New Head Of Illinois Employment Security Amid Unemployment System Breakdowns, Unprecedented Job LossesCBS 2's dozens of reports raised questions about IDES' overwhelmed system and uncovered how, in case after case, people were unable to successfully file for unemployment or get their benefits for months
Over 39,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of June 29, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 1,314,000 new claims filed across the U.S. last week.
Career Coach: Addressing A Layoff In A Job InterviewWith millions unemployed, how do you address a layoff in a job interview?
Unemployment Fraud Complaints: Ending the FrustrationPeople with jobs email the CBS 2 Investigators all the time saying they've been approved for unemployment benefits.
Tuesday Is Last Day To Apply For Business Interruption GrantCBS 2 is Working For Chicago to help workers and employers during these uncertain times.
Protesting IDES Delays Works For Chicago Woman Outside Pilsen Unemployment Office"I haven't received any communication about a check."
DATA: These Companies Got Millions In PPP Loans From The Federal Government
'There's Actually A Lot Of Hope' For College Students, Recent Grads Looking For Jobs, Expert SaysEntering the workplace is never easy, and navigating the job search process during a pandemic requires extra resilience.
Despite Gradual Reopening, Economy Is Not Back On Track"We are still clearly not out of the weeds."
IDES Woes Continue To Plague The Unemployed; 'It's Frustrating'"Over a thousand times. It's frustrating. Meanwhile the bills are coming in. I've got to have money to pay those bills. It's just nerve racking."
Over 45,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of June 22, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 1,427,000new claims filed across the U.S. last week.
Executive Order Delaying Marijuana Licenses Has Social Equity Applicants Worried About Being Shut OutMore than 80 new marijuana licenses would have been announced Wednesday, but an executive order issued by Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday delayed them.
New Marijuana Dispensary Opening On Weed Street, But Other Dispensary Licenses Are Stuck On Indefinite PauseThe second recreational-only marijuana dispensary in Chicago opens Wednesday, on – believe it or not - Weed Street.
As Spas Reopen Across Illinois, Owners Looking To Hire New Massage TherapistsMorning Insider Lauren Victory takes a look changes you can expect as a spa employee or customer.