Amazon Hosting Virtual Career Day WednesdayAmazon is hosting a virtual career day on Wednesday.
IDES Hiring 20 New Investigators To Keep Up With Unemployment Fraud Reports, But Many Complaints PersistThe jobs crisis continues, with more than 25,000 people in Illinois applying for unemployment benefits last week.
Pritzker Announces Creation Of 1,000 New Jobs With Help Of Federal FundsPeople will be hired and trained as contact tracers and temperature screeners Others will be in charge of things like sanitizing buildings.
Lyft Expanding LyftUp Program Offering Free And Discounted Rides To Those Looking For WorkLyft on Thursday announced it is expanding its LyftUp Jobs Access Program, offering free or discounted rides to those looking for work.
More Than 25,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 31, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 25,478 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 24 in Illinois.
FEMA Approves Extra $300 In Weekly Unemployment Benefits For IllinoisThe Illinois Department of Employment Security has said, under the current funding model for the program, the $300 in extra benefits will last only about three weeks, based on demand.
Over 26,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 24, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 881,000 new claims filed across the country last week.
Man Says He Was Victim Of Unemployment Benefit Fraud, Then Had His Benefits Cut OffA suburban man who has been out of work since June thought he had successfully navigated the Illinois unemployment system. But then, his benefits seemed to disappear into thin air.
Illinois Poverty Numbers Will Rise Amid Pandemic Due To Handling Of Unemployment Claims, University Of Chicago Professor SaysPoverty numbers will go up here, not just because of the pandemic but also because of the way the State of Illinois has handled unemployment and paying out claims, according to a professor at the University of Chicago. 
Many Months Into Pandemic, People Are Still Losing Jobs And Aren't Getting Calls Back From IDESWe’re seeing parts of the economy recover months into the coronavirus pandemic, but this week’s numbers tell the other side of the story.
Over 26,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of August 17, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 1,006,000 new claims filed across the country last week.