State Senator Calls On Gov. JB Pritzker To Waive Penalty Weeks For Unemployment During COVID-19 PandemicPenalty weeks continue to financially cripple thousands of people in the state. Now one lawmaker is putting heat on the governor to change that.
Over 27,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Sept. 7, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 860,000 new claims filed across the country last week, a decrease of 33,000from the previous week.
What Makes American Made Masks More Trustworthy Than Others?The Morning Insiders went inside northwest suburban manufacturer MOSS to see what makes American made masks more trustworthy.
Ahead Of Labor Day, More Layoffs May Be On The Way"COVID-19 has changed the revenue models for these organizations they're not operating as heavily in some of their highest revenue producing products or services," Challenger said. "And that's causing medical industry companies to have to change some of their personnel."
Preckwinkle To Cook County Suburbs: Get Your Share Of CARES Act MoneyMoney can be used for direct pandemic needs including personal protective equipment (PPE) and payroll costs for first responders.
Logan Square's 'Can't Pay Cafe' Helps Those Affected By PandemicOrganizers are calling on lawmakers to extend the federal government's extra $600 a week in unemployment benefits during the pandemic.
CDC Rules Regarding COVID-19 Postpone Some Evictions"We're all in a pandemic right together. So I'm looking to help my fellow man, but I'm also looking to keep my head above water while this is happening because I have a family to feed as well."
United CEO: Airline Industry Needs To Shrink To SurviveMunoz recently stepped down as United's CEO. He thinks business travel won't recover until there is a vaccine.
Chicago Public Health Director Dr. Allison Arwady Says Now Is The Time For Preventive Care As Flu Season Approaches Amid COVID-19 PandemicArwady has previously said if Chicago hits 400 cases a day there could be rollbacks in what is open. Right now the average is above 350 and ticking up.
Illinois Tourism Had Another Record Year, Before PandemicThe U.S. Travel Association estimates that tourists spent $43.1 billion in Illinois last year.
Eviction Moratorium Ends Saturday But State Expected To Extend It Another MonthSaturday the moratorium on rental eviction ends, meaning landlords will once again have the ability to kick out people who cannot pay rent.
North Palos Hills Teacher Concerned About In-Person Learning Amid COVID-19 PandemicJust days from school doors reopening in some suburbs, teachers are already demanding they stay closed.
Hammond Closes School Due To COVID-19 Infection On First DayAt one school in Hammond, Indiana, a student with COVID-19 may have made two others sick on just the first day of class.
Illinois Charging State Worker A Fee For Unemployment Money She Did Not RequestAfter ongoing reports of problems at the Illinois Department of Employment Security, one suburban woman says she got benefits she didn't ask for and then ended up being punished, hit right in her bank account.
Mother-Daughter Business Owners Try To Salvage Ice Cream Shop After The Pandemic, City Unrest"We were the projected to have an amazing year before the pandemic happened."