Navy Pier Employers Disappointed With Low Turnout For Job FairDespite unemployment claims still being filed at rates much higher than before the pandemic, many businesses say they are still struggling to hire workers, a problem evident at what was supposed to be a big job fair on Thursday at Navy Pier.
Scammers Are Impersonating Nearly Every Illinois State Department In Phishing Schemes, And People Are Falling For ItThe Illinois Secretary of State, Department of Labor, Department of Employment Security, and Department of Transportation - we’ve tracked the scams that all of those state departments are dealing with right now.
Keshet Helps Adults With Disabilities Reenter Workforce After COVID-19 PandemicA Northbrook foundation has been helping people with disabilities reenter the workforce in a way that makes sense.
Over 20,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 364,000 total filed across the country last week.
Southside Blooms To Open Flower Shop In Englewood, Bring Opportunity For Better Future For Young PeopleA new flower shop on the city’s South Side is giving young people a chance to grow.
WorkShare Program Allows Illinois Residents To Work While Still Collecting Unemployment, In Effort To Prevent LayoffsThe State of Illinois is making it possible for people to work and still collect unemployment – in an effort designed to prevent more layoffs.
Archdiocese Of Chicago Employee Says Fake Unemployment Claim In His Name Could Have Been PreventedThe state did just issue a warning about fraud, but it shows they are not handling it on the front end themselves.
Working For Chicago: Nordstrom Holds Hiring Event Through Friday NightThe hiring day will run through 6:00 p.m. Friday night.
The Mom Project Works For Women After Loss Of An Entire Generation Of Job Gains Due To COVID-19 PandemicWith two out of five jobs lost to COVID-19 yet to return, women lost an entire generation of job gains.
New Phishing Scam Involving Emails, Texts Targets People Who Are Out Of Work In IllinoisA new scam has surfaced targeting people who are out of work. CBS 2's Tara Molina has investigated these issues for more than a year now, and on Thursday, she talked to an expert who has a warning about a growing number of fake emails and texts.
IRS To Send Refunds To Taxpayers Who Paid Tax On Unemployment BenefitsIRS' efforts to correct unemployment compensation overpayments will help most affected taxpayers avoid filing an amended tax return
Illinois One Of The Worst States For Promptly Paying Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefits, Study FindsA new U.S. Department of Labor Office of Inspector General audit found that in Illinois it took an average of 48 days to initially pay claimants.
Working For Chicago: Nordstrom Bringing On Dozens Of Seasonal, Year-Round EmployeesAhead of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, the retailer announced Wednesday that it is bringing on dozens of seasonal and year-round employees in Illinois.
Beaches, Swimming Pools Facing Shortage Of Lifeguards As Summer Gets UnderwayHot job alert. Literally. Lifeguard chairs across Illinois seem to be harder to fill this summer.
Illinois House Passes Resolution Citing CBS 2 Reporting In Calling For Reopening Of State Unemployment OfficesCBS 2 reporting has helped prompt calls for change at Illinois state unemployment offices.