Woman Says IDES Told Her Stimulus Meant End Of Unemployment Benefits; IDES Told Us It Was Probably A Scammer, But It Wasn'tA Chicago woman reached out to us after she said she got some bad information about her unemployment claim. Illinois Department of Employment Security representatives tried to blame it all on a possible scammer - but a scammer it was not.
Interactive | Unemployment in Illinois Still At Record High Compared to Pre-Pandemic Times. But There Are Glimpses of Hope.
DuPage County Man Has Had Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Made In His Name In Two Different States -- And He's Not AloneOne Chicago area man is facing multiple fraudulent unemployment claims – and is the victim of a new kind of unemployment fraud that is crossing state lines and affecting several states.
Gov. Pritzker Addresses Callback Times, Fraud, And Other Ongoing Issues With Illinois Department Of Employment SecurityOne year after the pandemic began, Illinois' economy is still struggling to bounce back.
Indiana State Parks Hiring For Seasonal, Year-Round JobsIndiana state park properties and inns are hiring approximately 1,300 workers for the summer season.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must ChangeThe Illinois Department of Employment Security is finally admitting that callback times are getting worse, not better.
Study Shows Time To Land New Job Is Longest It Has Been Since 2016Those lengthy job searches can be discouraging. But CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas found a success story on the city’s North Side.
Cariacature Artist, Substitute Teacher Says She Keeps Trying To Reach Illinois Unemployment Office -- Only To Have Calls DroppedWe are still hearing from people who can’t get help with unemployment because of issues at the state level.
After Smooth Sailing With Unemployment Claims Last Year, Two Former Restaurant Workers Now On Rollercoaster Ride To Get BenefitsThe Morning Insiders found two women pleased with the state's unemployment system for months. Then 2021 hit. Now they're swept up in IDES drama too.
Trouble Accessing 1099-G Tax Forms For Unemployment Benefits Online? A Tech Expert Has A Possible FixAfter our story this week revealing technical difficulties accessing the 1099-G tax document online, an IT expert reached out to CBS 2's Tara Molina with an idea.
Career Coach: When To Ask For Flexible Work ArrangementsAs CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago, our career coach is helping sort it out.
Postal Service Accepting Applications For Carrier Associates In Chicago, But Only Through SaturdayThe U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it is hiring city carrier associates to work at various Chicago locations.
Some Illinois Unemployment Recipients Still Haven't Received 1099-G Tax Forms In Mail, Have Trouble Downloading Them OnlineCBS 2’s Tara Molina looked into complaints where people say the State of Illinois still has not sent out the paperwork they desperately need to file.
Buona Beef Hiring 500 Employees For New And Existing Chicago Area RestaurantsBuona Beef on Tuesday announced it will be hiring 500 new employees at restaurants in the Chicago area.
Illinois Unemployment Offices Have Been Closed Nearly A Year, And Many Say It's Causing Big ProblemsA new push has been launched to reopen unemployment offices in Illinois.