Exclusive: Dozens Of Unemployment Debit Cards Land In One Man's MailboxWith the new year come new scams, and those trying to pull one over on the state unemployment system are getting bolder. They're trying to pocket benefits from people by the dozens.
Illinois Weekly Jobless Claims Down 34.5% With More Than 110,000 FilingsThe Illinois Department of Employment Security Wednesday reported 110,486 new weekly jobless claims were filed for the week ending Dec. 26.
Applications For Chicago Housing Assistance Grants Far Outpace Funds AvailableThe city has $2 million in housing assistance available. For every grant available, 40 people applied.
As Unemployment Claims Grow, Here Are Answers To Some Of Your Biggest QuestionsCBS 2's Audrina Bigos called on an employment and labor attorney to help answer some of the biggest questions you have right now.
Over 141,000 People File Unemployment Claims In Illinois For Week Of April 6, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe U.S.Department of Labor estimates 141,049 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of April 6 in Illinois.
Many Laid Off Workers Still Having Trouble Applying For UnemploymentAnother round of new unemployment claims will be released by the government Thursday morning.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Stimulus Package As National Unemployment Numbers SkyrocketThe senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion aid bill Wednesday night.