Chicago Hiring Fair For Homeless, At Risk Populations"Today, as we face similar circumstances with the COVID-19 pandemic along with civil unrest and protests to end systemic racism, Ada S. McKinley has remained resilient and consistent in protecting the well-being of the people it serves."
Drive-Thru Job Fair Is Coming To Joliet TuesdayCBS 2 is Working For Chicago and connecting you with resources you need to bounce back during the pandemic.
Answers Arrive About Who Is Calling Unemployed Illinoisans Back At IDES And Where They're LocatedAfter hearing from so many laid-off workers – frustrated by failures of the Illinois Department of Employment Security’s new callback system - we asked IDES and the Governor's office how many people are staffing the phone lines, how that staffing breaks down, and where those people are.
Over 32,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of July 20, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 1,434,000 new claims filed across the U.S. last week.
Career Coach: Job RecruitersJob recruiters are the focus this week.
Woman Says After Not Getting Benefits From IDES, She Called Governor's Office And Got Hung Up OnWe got dozens of emails on Wednesday alone from people still not getting the answers they need from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Who Is On The Other End For IDES Calls? State Says Agents Are All Illinois Residents, But 3 Of 4 Subcontractors Are Based ElsewhereWho is on the other end of the line when you call the Illinois Department of Unemployment Security?
Elgin Company Pivots From Tiny Homes To Tiny Offices During PandemicYou've probably heard of tiny homes. Bantam Built in Elgin is now building tiny offices.
At Jabil Manufacturing Plant In Gurnee, Workers Are In High DemandAt a time when many companies are scaling back, a manufacturing plant in Gurnee is expanding and adding dozens of full-time jobs.
With Unemployed Illinoisans Not Getting Calls Back, What's Going On At IDES? CBS 2 Demands AnswersThursday marks three weeks since the Illinois Department of Employment Security debuted a callback feature – something the state called a solution for those trying to get through over the phone. But we've learned for many, their calls that aren't coming.
State Rep. Jonathan 'Yoni' Pizer Says He Got Unemployment Debit Card In Mail That He Never RequestedState Rep. Jonathan “Yoni” Pizer (D-Chicago), representing the 12th House District, said he received an unemployment benefits debit card he never asked for just Wednesday.
Over 36,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of July 13, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 1,416,000 new claims filed across the U.S. last week.
Career Coach: 3 Job Search StrategiesCBS 2 is Working For Chicago and working with a career coach to bring you advice about looking for a landing a job.
With Federal Stimulus Ending, Some Are More Worried Than Ever About Getting Illinois Unemployment Benefits They're OwedAnalysts expect more than $1 million new claims when the report is released Thursday morning, and that could only make it worse for people still struggling to get benefits they are owed.
Glassdoor Data Shows Surge In Diversity, Inclusion Job OpeningsThere has been an uptick in employers taking steps toward fostering more diverse and inclusive workforces.