IDES recently adopted emergency rules to try to make the unemployment insurance system as responsive to the current situation as possible. Visit the IDES website on COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits for more information. To submit a Unemployment Insurance claim online click here. For additional information and resources for Individuals Affected by COVID-19 check out this Illinois workNet Article here.
A Rapid Response Workshop will be held for former Bakers Square workers on Friday, February 21st at 10:00 a.m. at the Springfield Illinois workNet Center, 1300 South 9th Street. Learn more about job search assistance, retraining opportunities, and unemployment insurance. The Illinois Department of Insurance will also be on hand to answer various insurance questions.
If you haven't completed the Dislocated Worker Survey, click the link below to get started. At the end of the survey you have the option of selecting to be contacted by your local area for further assistance.
Watch the Layoff Assistance Videos to learn about short-term recovery assistance programs available to you.
Did you know that Illinois workNet has a FREE Resume Builder? Check out the Resume Writing Guide here.