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Job Center Closing

 
Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the North Suburban Cook County American Job Center is currently closed to the public. However, we can still assist you remotely with your job search and career transition needs. Please email your request to  contact@bcsillinois.org or call (847) 437-9424.
 
 
State Announces Community-Based Testing Sites Now Open To All
 
06/04/2020 -  SPRINGFIELD–The State of Illinois is opening its community-based testing sites to anyone to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. As we move through the Restore Illinois plan, and into a full reopening of the state, testing will be crucial to identifying new cases and taking immediate action to prevent additional spread.  Please Click Here for more information.
 
State of Illinois Resources
 
05/14/2020 -  Governor JB Pritzker, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Department of Employment Services (IDES) today launched Get Hired Illinois – a new portal designed to connect workers with available job and career training opportunities across the state of Illinois. For more information, please view the official press release HERE.
 
 
Unemployment Insurance
 
Job Center personnel cannot answer questions regarding unemployment insurance.  You can file online and view a list of frequently asked questions at ides.illinois.gov 
 
For questions related to unemployment insurance, call (800) 244-5631
 
3/26/2020 - IDES announced steps to address a high volume of calls and web traffic: press release 3.26.2020 
 
3/31/2020 - IDES announced FAQ's regarding the  Federal Stimulus and Unemployment
 
4/07/2020 - IDES announced additional information about the CARES Act Unemployment Benefits Expansion Package
 
5/05/2020 - IDES announced additional information about the Pandemic Unemployment Insurance (PUA)
 
  
Additional Resources
 
Please click here for additional resources for Workers impacted by Covid-19.
 
Please click here for additional resources for Employers impacted by Covid-19.
 
 
Companies Hiring Right Now
 
Please click here for a listing of companies hiring right now!
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