New ILogin Verification System Is Locking Out Illinoisans Trying To File Unemployment ClaimsImagine logging on to get your unemployment money, and getting an error message that keeps you locked out. A new additional security system designed to prevent unemployment fraud is causing new problems for many claimants.
McCormick Place Expects To Generate $1.2 Billion For City And State This Coming Year, With Impact Well Beyond Convention CenterMcCormick Place is expecting to generate $1.2 billion for the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois this coming year – not too shabby at all considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Promised Money Back To Unemployment Recipients After Overpayment Waivers, So Where Are The Refunds?Their refunds from the State of Illinois are approved, but for nearly a year, some unemployment claimants have been waiting on the money they are owed.
New 'Talent Solutions Connector' Tool Seeks To Help Cook County Businesses Find Potential New Employees"I wouldn't say it's revolutionary. It just fills a need," said Dani Petrie, executive director of the Origami Works Foundation that is privately funding the project.
Veterans Job Fair At Soldier Field Provides 'Low Stress' Recruiting For A Return To Civilian Life"These men and women are going thru a culture shock. They’re going from living, breathing, sleeping military."
'So Happy': Pilsen Business Owner Credits Back To Business Grant Program To Stay Afloat During Pandemic
Chicago Magnesium Casting Company Bringing Dozens Of Jobs To DixmoorDozens of new jobs are coming to south suburban Dixmoor.
From Hotels To Retailers, Staffing Shortage Crisis Persists In Chicago -- And It's Affecting CustomersOur bars and restaurants aren’t the only ones impacted by a continued worker shortage - other businesses across Chicago are taking a hit that is already affecting customers.
IDES Kept Offices Closed While Many Struggled To Get Their Unemployment Benefits: What Really HappenedIDES’ offices have been closed to the public since the pandemic began. The closures came as thousands struggled to navigate a system that was understaffed, ill-equipped to deal with the scope of the problem and fraught with technical issues that prevented some from getting their benefits in a timely manner, or at all.
Macy's Looking To Hire 1,500 People In Illinois, Plans Hiring Event On ThursdayThe holidays are fast approaching, and Macy’s is looking to hire 1,500 people in Illinois.
Abbott COVID Test-Manufacturing Facility Going Back Online In GurneeAbbott Labs is putting its Gurnee COVID test-manufacturing facility in Gurnee back online.
CVS Looking To Fill 25,000 Jobs NationwideCVS is on a hiring spree, looking to fill 25,000 jobs nationwide – and Friday is the day to apply.
Illinois Sees Nearly 50% Drop In Weekly Unemployment Claims; More Than 8,000 Filed Last WeekThe U.S. Department of Labor estimates 8,009 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of September 6 in Illinois, according to the DOL's weekly claims report released Thursday.
Amazon Hiring 7,700 Workers In IllinoisAmazon is planning to hire 7,700 workers in Illinois, and is offering sign-on bonuses of up to $3,000 for some jobs.
More Than 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Illinois Department of Employment Security reported 15,570 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of August 30 in Illinois.