Instacart Workers Set To Go On StrikeThe strike is planned for Monday over working conditions amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Instacart Workers Plan Strike Over COVID-19 DangersGetting groceries during a pandemic has suddenly become a risky business, and now, shoppers who go to the store on behalf of others are planning to walk off their jobs. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Chicago Nonprofits Worry About Money After Canceled FundraisersWith coronavirus rocking the economy, nonprofits are seeing their fundraisers canceled and their worries about money rising. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Many Illinoisans Run Into Trouble Filing For UnemploymentThe state has instituted new methods as their systems are overloaded due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Landlords Can't Evict Tenants During COVID-19 CrisisCBS 2's Chris Tye looks into the rights tenants have if they find themselves out of work and no ability to pay rent.
State Unemployment Claims Skyrocket Because Of COVID-19CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey looks into how the unemployment numbers have jumped since several businesses have closed or have been forced to layoff some of their staff.
Closed Salon Donates Gloves To Help Hospitals During COVID-19 CrisisCBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports a local salon worker, who lost her job because of the COVID-19 crisis, is navigating the way to get unemployment benefits.
Art Van Furniture Employees Hit With Termination PapersEmployees of the bankrupt furniture store chain have been left with no pay or benefits as the COVID-19 crisis is hitting.
120,000 Hotel Workers Could Be Laid Off In IllinoisThe effect of the coronavirus crisis on hotels has been deemed worse than that of 9/11 and the 2008-09 recession combined. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
What's Considered An Essential Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic?CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on what is and isn't open during the COVID-19 crisis.
Many Say Coronavirus Stimulus Money Can't Come Soon EnoughWith coronavirus shutting so many businesses down, many are struggling. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Hotel Workers Concerned About Hotels Housing COVID-19 PatientsFirst, Chicago hotel employees had to deal with a strike for more than a year, and now, they find out their hotels are going to be housing coronavirus patients. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Companies Coming Up With Creative Ways To Stay In BusinessAmid the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are looking for creative ways to stay afloat. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
A Delivery Driver's Experience During The COVID-19 PandemicAs a front-line worker, Nick Trinidad is taking plenty of extra precautions. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Small Businesses Hurting Due To COVID-19 ClosuresCBS 2"s Vince Gerasole has a look at some problems that some small businesses are facing due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some Not Pleased That Construction Is Considered 'Essential' During Stay-At-HomeThere are some gray areas as to what is considered 'essential' and what is not during the coronavirus stay-at-home order. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Navigating The City's COVID-19 Short-Term LoansCBS 2's Vince Gerasole talks with Brad Edwards about the process of obtaining short-term small business loans from the city, and the problems encountered in filing for unemployment, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Highwood Distillery Pivots To Hand SanitizerCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports on that and other efforts to obtain medical supplies in the fight against coronavirus.
COVID-19 Concerns Cut Down On CTA RidershipCBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports on how train and bus ridership is down throughout city but there are no plans to cut service to routes.
New Daily Restriction Start SaturdayCBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports on what people can and cannot do leaving their homes as of Saturday.
Cleaning Up After COVID-19CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on what has to be done to sanitize a workspace if someone with COVID-19 was there.
Chicago Distillery Trades Spirits For Hand SanitizerChicago's KOVAL, known for its gin and whisky is now making hand sanitizer with its alcohol for local hospitals and other places that need it amid the COVID-19 epidemic. It is not available to the general public.
COVID-19 Causes A Spike In Unemployment ClaimsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov report those are finding themselves suddenly unemployed because of the coronavirus are wasting no time to apply for unemployment benefits.
Malls Close During COVID-19 PandemicCBS 2's Steven Graves reports the nation's biggest mall owner is closing all its U.S. properties because of the coronavirus.