3 Buffalo Grove Salon Co-Owners Say They Were Each Overpaid By IDES By Mistake, Now Are Being Ordered To Return MoneyWe have heard from dozens of people in the past couple of weeks who say they are getting notices that they owe money back to the state.
Other States Seeing Success In Fighting Unemployment Fraud With ID.me Verification SoftwareID.me software both verifies identities and weeds out bad actors in minutes, and the states that use it say they are seeing some success with the software.
Over 107,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week, A 45% IncreaseIllinois’ estimated claims last week were among 853,000 total filed across the country.
Career Coach: Working With RecruitersThis week we are focusing on getting on a recruiter's radar and how to find the right recruiter for you.
Woman Finally Gets Job After 10 Months, But Is Now Being Ordered To Pay State $31,000 Back -- And Blames FraudChristina Hill finally got a job after 10 months of unemployment – but now, she is getting letters saying she should never have gotten unemployment money and she owes $30,000 back to the State of Illinois.
Career Coach: Job Search Tips During The HolidaysCBS 2 is Working For Chicago by working with a career coach every week to help you look for and land a job.
Fraudulent Unemployment Claims In Illinois Reach 297,000; One Man Was Victim Of Fraud While Trying To Get His Own BenefitsRight along with increasing unemployment claims in Illinois come increasing problems for people still struggling to get benefits or fighting to clear their names after being victims of fraud.
Over 74,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Nov. 22, Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among 712,000 total filed across the country last week. 
Career Coach: Temp Jobs On ResumesThrough this employment crisis, CBS 2 is Working For Chicago and talking with a career coach every week to bring you advice about looking for and landing a job.
From Museums To Beverage Distributors To A School Bus Company, Thousands Of Illinois Businesses Got $1 Million Or More In PPP LoansThousands of Illinois businesses received millions in loans under a federal government program created to help small companies recover from the economic crisis left in the wake of the pandemic.
Viewers Reach Out After Story Of Kevin McKay, Who Has Had No Income For 8 Months And Was Getting No Help From IDESWhen we introduced you to Kevin McKay on Monday, we told you he has gone eight months with no job and no unemployment benefits because of problems with the state.
As Unemployment Numbers Rise, One Man Says He Has Had No Money For 8 Months And Counting And Is Getting No HelpCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov found one man who is stuck with no job and no money – and who is getting no help from the state’s unemployment office.
Why Does Illinois' Unemployment System Keep Failing So Many People? A Quest For Answers ContinuesIllinois’ unemployment system continues to fail the people out of work in Illinois. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker set out to get the answers taxpayers deserve from top managers at the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Working For Chicago: Help Wanted At O'Hare Shipping CompanyAs holiday deliveries ramp up, so does the need for workers who can handle these packages.
COVID-19 In Illinois: More Than 65,000 Unemployment Claims Filed Statewide Last WeekIllinois’ unemployment claims were among 778,000 total filed across the country last week.