City Announces $2.7 Million COVID-19 Small Business Support Program Engaging Nonprofits To Help Chicago Businesses That Have Been SufferingMayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced a new grant program this week to allow nonprofits to help small businesses that have been suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Macy's Holding Hiring Event In Minooka, Illinois ThursdayCBS 2 is Working For Chicago to provide you with helpful updates to get you back to work. 
New ILogin Verification System Is Locking Out Illinoisans Trying To File Unemployment ClaimsImagine logging on to get your unemployment money, and getting an error message that keeps you locked out. A new additional security system designed to prevent unemployment fraud is causing new problems for many claimants.
McCormick Place Expects To Generate $1.2 Billion For City And State This Coming Year, With Impact Well Beyond Convention CenterMcCormick Place is expecting to generate $1.2 billion for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois this coming year – not too shabby at all considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Promised Money Back To Unemployment Recipients After Overpayment Waivers, So Where Are The Refunds?Their refunds from the State of Illinois are approved, but for nearly a year, some unemployment claimants have been waiting on the money they are owed.
New 'Talent Solutions Connector' Tool Seeks To Help Cook County Businesses Find Potential New Employees"I wouldn't say it's revolutionary. It just fills a need," said Dani Petrie, executive director of the Origami Works Foundation that is privately funding the project. 
Chicago Veteran Job Fair Being Held At Soldier Field ThursdayDisabled American Veterans and Recruit Military are hosting the job fair at Soldier Field from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Nordstrom Hiring 28,000 Workers For Holiday Shopping SeasonAs the holiday shopping season approaches, Nordstrom is planning to hire more than 28,000 seasonal and regular employees in the U.S. and Canada.
Training Program Working To Pump Out New Plumbers As Fast As It Can Amid Shortage Of Skilled WorkersBusted pipes and leaky faucets - there's never a lack of work for plumbers. Lately the issue is scheduling one, thanks to a shortage of skilled workers.
More Than 8,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 362,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting CustomersOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers.