Chicago Woman Lost Thousands To Unemployment Scammer, And She Wants To Know Why More Isn't Being Done To Get Money BackThousands of dollars in unemployment benefits were stolen by a local scammer, and nothing was done to stop them. CBS 2’s Tara Molina is Working for Chicago to follow up on this fraud case, and asked why more is not being done to get that state money back – with fraud an issue not only plaguing the state’s system, but costing big money.
IDES, Key Bank Blame Each Other For Late Unemployment Benefits Amid COVID-19 PandemicA new audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security reveals systemic failures long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
More Illinoisans Aren't Receiving Debit Cards With Unemployment Benefits, Call On Gov. Pritzker To Take ActionThey expected to wait a few weeks for unemployment benefits, but now it has been two months.
People Struggling To Get Access To Illinois Unemployment Benefits Say Things Changed After CBS 2's ReportingThrough CBS 2’s commitment to Working for Chicago, we dig into problems Illinoisans face when applying for and receiving unemployment benefits.
Couple Says They Were On Hold For Hours With Key Bank After Not Getting Debit Card For Unemployment BenefitsThe money is still there, but unemployed Illinoisans still can’t access it -and bills are piling up.
Some Illinoisans Complain They Receive Unemployment Benefits, But No Debit Card To Access ThemWhen we continued to hear from people who have received unemployment benefits, but no way to access them, our Tara Molina started digging.