More Than 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 15,570 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 30 in Illinois.
Scammers Are Impersonating Nearly Every Illinois State Department In Phishing Schemes, And People Are Falling For ItThe Illinois Secretary of State, Department of Labor, Department of Employment Security, and Department of Transportation - we’ve tracked the scams that all of those state departments are dealing with right now.
458 Workers Won Wage Claims In Illinois In Past 2 Years; 75% Still Haven't Been Paid What They're Owed
Five Years And Waiting For Her Final Paycheck, And Even A State Ruling In Her Favor Hasn't Helped; 'It Makes Me Feel Like It’s A Joke'Shundell Vance just wants the money her former employer still owes her. She’s waited since 2014 for her last paycheck from Salon Bliss owner Lisa Ruley.
State Officials Investigate After Carnival Rides Injure TwoThe Illinois Department of Labor became involved after a young boy suffered an injury at a church festival in Midlothian on Thursday and after a woman fell off a ride at a carnival in Plainfield.
Carnival Rides Collide In Midlothian, Injuring Child And Posing Lots Of Questions"There was a kid on the ground bleeding. And then the mom was screaming."
Will County Workers Complain Of Stench At Recorder's OfficeWorkers at the Will County Recorder of Deeds office have been complaining of a rotten stench in the office, but officials haven’t been able to figure out what’s causing it.
Amid Contract Negotiations, Chicago Teachers File Labor Complaint Against CPSThe CTU accuses CPS with canceling longevity pay hikes and sick leave benefits, among other moves, while both sides are involved in collective bargaining.
State: Cook County Owes More Than $500,000 To Canine OfficersThe Illinois Department of Labor claims Cook County owes its canine officers more than $500,000 worth of back pay.