North Lawndale Employment Network Has A New Home, And Some Proud Success StoriesWe’re always looking for ways to help people get back to work in this tough job market. In order to do that, you’ve got to go into neighborhoods and see what’s working. CBS 2’s Jackie Kostek did just that, and found a heck of a success story in North Lawndale.
More Than 18,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
While Some Are Seeing Tax Refunds From IRS Months Later At Last, A Group Steps In To Help Those Who Still Aren'tIn the past month, we’ve been digging for answers to the question so many of you are desperately asking – “Where is my refund check?” But on Wednesday night, there was a bit of good news for people still waiting - and another option for those trying to reach the IRS.
Illinois Department Of Employment Security Launches New Website, Intended To Be More User-FriendlyThe troubled Illinois Department of Employment Security has launched a new website they say will make things more user-friendly.
Seeking To Hire Hundreds Of Loan Officers, Mortgage Company Recruiting Teachers Looking For Career ChangeInterfirst senior vice president Dhaval Patel is careful to say he’s not trying to pull teachers away from the classroom, but offering an alternative if they’re unhappy.
Unemployment Claims Are Up This Week, And So Is Number Of People Waiting For Help From Illinois Department Of Employment SecurityThere was another uptick in unemployment claims in Illinois this week, and in the number of people waiting for answers about benefits.
'Hire Chicago' Initiative Seeking To Fill 10,000 Jobs In Chicago AreaTen thousand jobs are ready for filling; several in the growing sector of transportation, distribution and logistics.
Chicago Woman Lost Thousands To Unemployment Scammer, And She Wants To Know Why More Isn't Being Done To Get Money BackThousands of dollars in unemployment benefits were stolen by a local scammer, and nothing was done to stop them. CBS 2’s Tara Molina is Working for Chicago to follow up on this fraud case, and asked why more is not being done to get that state money back – with fraud an issue not only plaguing the state’s system, but costing big money.
City Of Chicago Launches Five-Week 'Hire Chicago' Program To Put People On Paths To New CareersThe City of Chicago has launched a new website to put you on the path to a new career.
US Postal Service Hiring For Positions At South Loop PlantCBS 2 is Working For Chicago to help connect job-seekers with companies looking to hire.
Many Who Filed Federal Tax Returns On Time Or Early Still Don't Have Refunds -- What's The Holdup?Sixty-five days and counting – if you filed your federal taxes on the delayed deadline of May 17, that is how long you have been waiting for your refund. But many people who filed early are even still waiting. So what’s the holdup?
Illinois Unemployment Claims Remain At A High, Phone Numbers Waiting For Callbacks Still RisingWith unemployment claims still at a high and calls for help still on the rise, we are not out of the woods in Illinois.
Your U.S. Representative Could Help Get Your Delayed IRS RefundsCBS 2's Marie Saavedra has uncovered a back channel that is worth a shot to get cash you're owed. 
Recruit Military To Host Career Fair Specifically For Veterans At Soldier Field This WeekA career fair specifically for job seekers who are veterans is coming to Soldier Field.
Chicago Woman's Unemployment Money Stolen In Possible Card Cloning IncidentA Chicago woman is asking where her unemployment money is after thousands of dollars suddenly vanished from her account, and she said there is absolutely no way someone had access to her debit card.