Partner Layoff Recovery Updates

A List of Updates and Releases to Keep You Informed


February 28, 2017

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

Posted the updated Department of Commerce Rapid Response Regional Map, available from the Resources and Printables page.

February 10, 2017

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

February 7, 2017

Illinois workNet sent out the January 2017 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

January 13, 2017

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

January 10, 2017

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

Illinois workNet sent out the December 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

December 1, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the November 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

November 3, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the October 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

October 4, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the September 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

September 2, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the August 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

August 12, 2016

Posted the updated Department of Commerce Rapid Response Regional Map, available from the Resources and Printables page.

August 4, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the July 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

July 11, 2016

Illinois workNet added "Logistics" as an answer to Question #2 on the Online Dislocated Worker Survey. This has been updated on the online version for workers and when printing from the Batch Entry screen. The PDF printable version has also been updated and is available for download from the Resources and Printables page.

July 7, 2016

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

July 1, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out theJune 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

June 28, 2016

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

June 6, 2016

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

June 1, 2016

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

Illinois workNet sent out the May 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

May 3, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out theApril 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

April 22, 2016

Added the Arabic, Chinese, and Polish versions of the Trade, WARN, and WIOA Brochures to the Resources and Printables page.

April 7, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out the March 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

March 2, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out theFebruary 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

Updated the Commerce & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

March 1, 2016

The spanish printable dislocated worker survey was added to the Resources and Printables page.

February 9, 2016

Added a new version of the Laid Off Worker Assistance flyer that has a different header image on page 1 to represent different types of workers. You now have two options of the flyer for download on the Resources and Printables page.

February 4, 2016

Added the Department of Commerce WIOA and Trade Rapid Response Workshop handouts to the Resources and Printables page.

February 1, 2016

Illinois workNet sent out theJanuary 2016 Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

January 28, 2016

Trade Program forms have been updated for TAA, TGAAA, TAAEA, and TAARA, and General Trade. You can find them here.

January 20, 2016

The printable dislocated worker survey was added to the Resources and Printables page.

January 15, 2016

The Spanish version of the Trade Brochures were posted on the Resources and Printables page.

January 13, 2016

The Spanish version of the WIOA and WARN Brochures were posted on the Resources and Printables page.

January 7, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out theDecember Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

January 5, 2016

Posted the Survey Reporting Tool Update webinar to the Archived Training page.

December 21, 2015

Illinois workNet released the updated, faster Survey Reporting Dashboard. The new Batch Entry link is also available from the Partner Dashboard.

November 4, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the October Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

November 2, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out an email to remind staff entering surveys that they should receive the following confirmation/success message after entering each paper survey.

Email Message:

  1. Go to https://www2.illinoisworknet.com/partners/LayoffRecovery/Pages/default.aspx
  2. Log-In
  3. Locate your layoff
  4. Click Batch Entry
  5. Enter responses from paper survey
  6. Click Submit once all required questions are answered
  7. You will get a confirmation screen like you see below
    • If you do not get a confirmation screen, put that survey aside and attempt to enter the next survey. Contact Illinois workNet if this happens when you are attempting to enter paper surveys.
  8. Click to Add Another Survey or return to the Partner Dashboard

Success Message

October 15, 2015

Updated WIOA Brochure has been posted to the Resources and Printables page.

October 9, 2015

Updated WARN Brochure has been posted to the Resources and Printables page.

October 7, 2015

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

October 2, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the September Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

September 30, 2015

Revised and new Trade Program forms have been added to the Illinois workNet Trade Program Forms page.

September 10, 2015

Replaced the TAA, TAAEA, and TGAAA brochures with one general Trade brochure on the Resources and Printables page.

September 1, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the August Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

August 25, 2015

Uploaded the updated DCEO Rapid Response Regional Map (PDF) to the Downloads page.

August 20, 2015

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

August 5, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the July Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

July 2, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the June Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

June 1, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the May Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

May 14, 2015

Workforce Partners will now receive email updates as laid off workers request to be contacted when completing the Dislocated Worker Survey.

Workforce Partners can view archived reporting information regarding follow-up with laid off workers via the "Archived Follow Up" tab. This includes the person that marked "finished" for a laid off worker follow-up and when they did so.

May 1, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the April Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

April 7, 2015

Illinois workNet Team added "Edit Messages" link to Partner Dashboard.

Illinois workNet Team updated the Layoff Recovery Partner Guide to match updated style of Beta Illinois workNet.

April 2, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the March Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

March 2, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the February Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

February 12, 2015

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 2 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

February 5, 2015

Illinois workNet sent out the January Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

January 29, 2015

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 17 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

December 22, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the November and December Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

December 3, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 7 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

November 25, 2014

Updated the Layoff Assistance pages to show the Beta Illinois workNet menu. With this release pages have been updated to match the page layout of the new Beta website and duplicate pages have been removed (i.e. News, Resume, etc.) now that they are showing as part of the Beta website menu.

November 6, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the October Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

November 5, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 13 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

October 28, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 14 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

October 7, 2014

New versions of the 2014 R State of Illinois Trade Listing and Illinois Agent Liable Contacts have been added to the Trade Layoff page.

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 4 & 7 contacts. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

October 3, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA 2 contact. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

October 2, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated DCEO contact for LWIA 7. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

Added the Illinois workNet Event Calendar Training archived webinar and materials to the videos page.

October 2, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the September Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

September 2, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the August Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

August 27, 2014

Updated the Online Dislocated Worker Survey to show a red asterisk instead of blue to show required questions.

August 25, 2014

Provided DCEO and LWIA staff with access to Layoff Recovery Tools with a refresher webinar. The archived video and PPT presentation can be viewed on the videos page.

August 8, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the July Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

July 31, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA contact for LWIA 1. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

July 25, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated LWIA contact for LWIA 1. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

July 24-25, 2014

Updated all three instructional guides to cover all steps/features of the layoff recovery tools. Download the updated versions from the Get Started page.

July 22, 2014

Added a new Resume Builder page to the Layoff Recovery website. This page provides users the link to the Illinois workNet Resume Builder as well as a link to a page full of Resume Samples.

July 18, 2014

Added the new locally customizable Laid Off Worker flyer in Arabic, Chinese, and Polish to the Downloads page.

July 16, 2014

Added new pages to the Layoff Recovery website covering Reporting & Services.

July 15, 2014

Added the new locally customizable Laid Off Worker flyer to the Downloads page.

July 10, 2014

Added the ability to "check" as complete after you follow-up with a laid off worker who requested to be contacted via the Requires Follow-Up page on the Reporting Dashboard.

July 3, 2014

Added Layoff Type to the Company Layoff pages to differentiate between WARN, Trade WARN, Local, and Trade Local.

Added the DCEO Raid Response Regional Map (PDF) to the Downloads page.

July 3, 2014

Illinois workNet sent out the June Monthly WARN Follow-Up Report (Excel).

June 24, 2014

Updated the DCEO & LWIA Layoff Recovery Access List with updated DCEO contacts. Find the updated document on the Get Started page.

June 20, 2014

Added WARN Follow-Up Procedures to the Get Started page and Downloads page.

June 6, 2014

Updated the Partner Online Guide page layout.

June 5, 2014

Added the new Spanish Statewide Laid Off Worker Assistance flyer to the Downloads page.

May 29, 2014

Added the new Statewide Laid Off Worker Assistance flyer to the Downloads page.

May 27, 2014

Added Optimal Resume link to Company Layoff Pages and Layoff Recovery Step Guide.

May 21, 2014

Updated Layoff Recovery Workforce Partner Access list. Download from the Get Started page.

May 19, 2014

Provided Layoff Recovery Tools Training for Workforce Partners with Access and Layoff Recovery Site Launch for Workforce Partners Webinars.View archived webinars.

Added Workforce Partner Instructional Guides to the Get Started page.

Added Marketing Material FAQs.

May 15, 2014

Added Restricted Access Area FAQs.

May 14, 2014

Launched the Layoff Recovery website to the public.