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City Announces Funding To Turn Vacant Bank Building Into New HQ For North Lawndale Employment Network, Including ApiaryThe Mayor’s office on Monday announced that a vacant building in North Lawndale that used to be a bank will be redeveloped to become the new campus for the North Lawndale Employment Network.
Working For Chicago: Mariano's Plans To Hire 500 Employees For Its 44 Illinois StoresThe Mariano’s grocery store chain announced Wednesday that it is planning to hire 500 new employees for its 44 Illinois stores.
Local Restaurant Chain Uncle Remus Hiring For All Positions At New Bolingbrook LocationA local fried chicken restaurant chain is hiring in the Chicago area. 
Shipt Retail Delivery Service To Hire 4,000 Shoppers In Chicago Area For Holiday SeasonShipt, the retail delivery service, is looking to hire 4,000 employees in the Chicago area this holiday season. 
Thousands Of Seasonal Jobs Available In Chicago AreaMore than 2 million people inIllinois have filed new jobless claims since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, but tens of thousands of seasonal jobs are up for grabs in the Chicago area now.
Lightfoot: 'We Desperately Need Help' From Federal Government, Announces $10M In Grants For Businesses Affected By The Pandemic"We're doing our part. But life would be better if we had a functioning federal government."
Over 73,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois, Second Largest Increase In U.S.There were 751,000 total unemployment claims filed across the country last week. 
Working For Chicago: Omnichannel Commerce Provider Radial Hiring 400 Seasonal Workers In RomeovilleThe omnichannel commerce provider Radial plans to hire 400 new workers in Romeoville to help with increased e-commerce orders during the holiday season.
Glassdoor Creates List Of Companies That Are Best At Maintaining Work-Life Balance Amid PandemicDuring the pandemic, it has been hard to keep the professional and personal separate – and those blurred boundaries make it especially important for employers to create a sustainable work-life balance.
Career Coach: Self Promoting In InterviewsThrough this job crisis CBS 2 is Working For Chicago and working with a career coach every week to bring you advice about looking for and landing a job.
Cook County Introduces Job Training And Placement Program For Those Affected By The PandemicThe initiative also includes a pilot program specifically aimed at the manufacturing sector to avert layoffs.
Amazon Hiring 1,500 Positions For New Grocery Stores In Chicago SuburbsAmazon is hiring for 1,500 positions in the new Amazon Fresh grocery stores opening in the Chicago suburbs.

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Victims Of Evolving Unemployment Scam Say State Of Illinois Is Promising To Help, But Also Demanding RepaymentFor months as the COVID-19 pandemic has raged on, CBS 2 has been Working for Chicago with reporting that uncovers failures in the Illinois unemployment system.
Veterans Career Fair Being Held Virtually TuesdayCBS 2 is Working For Chicago by highlighting job opportunities during the pandemic. 
UPS, Marianos Among Companies Hiring In Chicago AreaCBS 2 is Working For Chicago by helping you get back to work during the pandemic. 
Records Show One In Three Illinois Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claimants Is Not Getting PaidFor months, we’ve uncovered issue after issue with the state’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program, which was set upspecifically for gig workers during the pandemic.
Illinois Sees New Spike In Unemployment Fraud Cases, With Benefit To Scammers Unclear As Victims Are Receiving Debit CardsScammers can get your Social Security number and use it to unlock your unemployment benefits – even if you’re still gainfully employed.
Over 46,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Nov. 9, Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among 742,000 total filed across the country last week. 
Career Coach: Behavioral QuestionsCBS 2 is Working For Chicago by working with a career coach every week to give you advice on looking for and landing a job during the pandemic. 
Amid Pandemic, Unemployment, And Trouble Getting Benefits, Calls To Crisis Centers Have Skyrocketed In ChicagoCalls to local crisis centers are skyrocketing – as the stress of the coronavirus pandemic coupled with job loss stress drives some to a breaking point.
First, Suburban Woman Is Victim Of Unemployment Fraud, Then, She Can't Get Benefits When She Does Need ThemWe've done many stories on folks out of work who can't get the benefits they should, and others on scammers – ripping off all of us by getting cash they don't deserve. On Friday, CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas introduced us to a suburban woman experiencing double trouble.
North Aurora IDES Office Reopens After Closing Due To COVID-19 OutbreakAn Illinois Department of Employment Security office in North Aurora has reopened to workers, after it was forced to close due to numerous COVID-19 cases.
Thousands Of Seasonal Jobs Available In Chicago AreaMore than 2 million people inIllinois have filed new jobless claims since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, but tens of thousands of seasonal jobs are up for grabs in the Chicago area now.
Workers 'Dropping Like Flies' Amid COVID-19 Outbreak At IDES North Aurora Office, Employees SayBecause of a COVID-19 outbreak at a local Illinois unemployment office, one Illinois Department of Employment Security employee said workers are dropping like flies.