Karin Norington-Reaves, the coordinator for federal workforce training for Chicago and suburban Cook County, on Sunday joined the growing list of contenders vying to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush in the new South Side and southwest suburban 1st Congressional District.
The Labor Department announced 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September, that's approximately 3% of the nation's workforce. Experts poi…
Illinois one of eight states with more unemployed workers than job openings.
Earlier this year, business leaders and Republican governors said to cut off a $300-a-week federal unemployment supplement. Many people, they argued, would then take jobs. Yet three months later, there’s been no big influx of job seekers.
In a 4 1/2-hour meeting that had the feel of a corporate retreat, the Decatur City Council reaffirmed neighborhood revitalization as its top priority, followed by workforce development.
What you study may matter more than how many degrees you earn.
Illinois community colleges have a multi-billion dollar impact on the state’s economy and will be “integral in making a recovery from the pandemic an equitable one,” according a new report from the Northern Illinois University Center for Governmental Studies.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that the state will award more than $40 million in workforce training grants, focusing on communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and youth who are particularly at risk of violence.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a sweeping energy regulation overhaul into law Wednesday. Here's what's in it.
The Illinois House is scheduled to return to Springfield Thursday to try again at passing an elusive energy regulation overhaul days after the governor’s office announced support for a new proposal.
The Biden administration will move to require that nursing home staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for those facilities to continue receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid funding.
Workforce Investment Solutions and other agencies connect employers with future employees
"If you believe a student has the right to stay in the classroom and not be yanked out on an arbitrary day that happens to be their birthday, our current laws just haven't been good enough," Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.
Employee benefits and how to ask for more than the typical.
K.L. Cleeton says he is fortunate to have consistent home-care workers whose services for more than a decade have allowed him to graduate from college, operate a small business and avoid a nursing home.
Royal Caribbean Chief Executive Officer Richard Fain said Monday that he expects most of the company’s ships to be sailing by year-end and tha…
CHICAGO — Logan Riedel knew he needed to make some money this summer. The 22-year-old sent out a few job applications but wasn’t getting a quick response.