State Urges Man To Apply For Gig Worker Unemployment After Penalty Weeks Hold Up His Benefits For MonthsA possible solution has emerged for an unemployment benefits problem we have been reporting on for months.
In Search Of Answers From IDES To About Unemployment Fraud"It’s been made clear to me that the agency is working overtime to stand up new programs and find new ways to reach those that rely on the agency services at this critical time."
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.
New York State Passed Legislation To Waive Penalty Weeks For Unemployment Recipients; Lawmaker There Says Illinois Should Do SamePenalty weeks are keeping thousands of laid-off workers from getting their unemployment checks. And meanwhile, as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reported Tuesday, other states have found a way around the problem.
Some Waiting For COVID-19 Benefits Pay A 'Penalty' That's Delaying Payments"I'm a server, not a millionaire. So my funds are low to begin with."
State Senate Group Discusses Issue Of Penalty Weeks Blocking Unemployment Benefits As we’ve reported in recent days, penalty weeks have been forcing people to go for months without unemployment benefits – and the matter has become urgent for thousands of people.
18,165 People In Illinois Are Stuck Waiting Out Penalty Weeks Before Getting Unemployment BenefitsWorkers lose jobs when businesses can’t keep their doors open, and the Illinois unemployment system is having a hard time keeping up with claims.