Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Unemployment Offices Will Be Opening In The SummerOnly days after expressing concerns about the safety of unlocking office doors at the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday confirmed a timeline for reopening that CBS 2 first reported two months ago.
Why Are Illinois Unemployment Offices Still Closed, And When Will They Reopen? Gov. Pritzker Cites Security ConcernsWith Illinois set to fully reopen in a month, will unemployment offices finally be opening too?
Illinois Can Take A Year To Repay Unemployment Benefits To Residents, According To New Federal RulesIf the state made a mistake and started taking money from your unemployment benefits to make up for it, the federal government says they have up to a year to pay that money back.
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed For More Than A Year; State Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Calling For Their Immediate ReopeningIllinois Secretary of State’s office facilities, courts, and utility offices are all open now – but our unemployment offices that many still desperately need remain closed.
Federal Rescue Plan Is Supposed To Keep Unemployment Benefits Going, But Many Say They're Being Held Up In IllinoisMore than one year into the coronavirus pandemic, a very real struggle persists for many people in Illinois as the job crisis continues to grow.
After Talking To IDES More Than 40 Times And Not Getting Answers, Suburban Man's Issues With Unemployment Benefits Issues Are Resolved Following CBS 2 ReportRobert Rybaltowski was going through an unbelievable struggle to get his unemployment benefits back.
Man Lost Everything As He Waited On Callback From Illinois Department Of Employment Security That Never CameA man lost his home, car, and everything waiting on a call from the Illinois Department of Employment Security - a call that never came.
Suburban Man Says Unlike Others, He's Had Plenty Of Contact With IDES -- But It's Been Of No HelpA suburban man said unlike many others, he has gotten through many times to the Illinois Department of Employment Security – but it has ultimately been of no help.
State Rep. Calls Foul Over IDES Having Claimants Fill Out Paperwork To Waive Demand To Return Overpaid BenefitsThousands of jobless Illinoisans are being ordered to pay up for an overpayment mistake by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
After A Year Of Demanding Answers, CBS 2 Sits Down With Illinois Department Of Employment Security Acting Director Kristin Richards To Talk About What's Broken And How To Fix ItOn Thursday, the director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security finally agreed to sit down with CBS 2’s Tara Molina.
Government Email Addresses From Cities In Other States Are Being Used By Fraudsters Claiming To Be IDESScammers are now using government email addresses from cities in other states to send fraudulent messages claiming to be from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
U.S. Department Of Labor Launches New Website To Help Victims Of Unemployment Benefit FraudThe U.S. Department of Labor on Monday launched a new website for victims of unemployment fraud.
Woman Says IDES Told Her Stimulus Meant End Of Unemployment Benefits; IDES Told Us It Was Probably A Scammer, But It Wasn'tA Chicago woman reached out to us after she said she got some bad information about her unemployment claim. Illinois Department of Employment Security representatives tried to blame it all on a possible scammer - but a scammer it was not.
More Than 100,000 Calls Await Service In The IDES Callback Queue, Down From 155,000 In February"The guy apologized and said he'd get it fixed, and there was nothing I did."
DuPage County Man Has Had Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Made In His Name In Two Different States -- And He's Not AloneOne Chicago area man is facing multiple fraudulent unemployment claims – and is the victim of a new kind of unemployment fraud that is crossing state lines and affecting several states.