IDES Taking Steps to Address Unprecedented Volume of Unemployment Claims

March 27, 2020 Media Release, News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:    March 26, 2020 CONTACT: Rebecca Cisco | 217.524.1219 rebecca.cisco@illinois.gov IDES Taking Steps to Address Unprecedented Volume of Unemployment Claims Improved Processes to Help Streamline Increased Need for Benefits SPRINGFIELD – Today, Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced they are taking additional steps to address the unprecedented volume of …

COVID-19: How the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership is helping

March 26, 2020 Uncategorized

中文 | Polski | Instant translation available via Google Translate on the top right Dear Friend, The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is working diligently to support jobseekers, employers, and our collaborators during the COVID-19 national health emergency. This pandemic profoundly impacts our region’s economy, its workers and businesses, thus, The Partnership remains fully operational and continues …

Workforce Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 News, Public Notices

Use this page to get updates about resources for employers, jobseekers, workers, and information about our services during the COVID-19 health emergency.  Jobseeker Resources: All of Chicago Cook Workforce’s American Job Centers and workforce service providers are closed to the public. Most services are now being offered virtually. During the government mandate to shelter in place, …

Working Around The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020 News, Public Notices

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership (The Partnership) is working with the offices of Cook County, City of Chicago, and the State of Illinois, all of which jointly announced information for mitigating the spread of the coronavirus as detailed below. The Partnership wants to ensure that our staff and customers are safe and while we continue …

CHA’S DEARBORN HOMES RECEIVES $2.8 MILLION GRANT THAT SUPPORTS WORK READINESS

February 28, 2020 Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Feb. 24, 2020) – The Chicago Housing Authority has received a $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday for the JobsPlus program that supports job readiness and connect public housing residents at Dearborn Homes with employment, education and financial empowerment services. CHA is one of nine Public …

Request For Proposal – Program Operator (National Health Emergency Opioid Crisis National Emergency Grant)

February 20, 2020 Request for Proposals

The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to current WIOA agencies serving Dislocated Workers for a program operator for the National Health Emergency Opioid Crisis National Emergency Grant. Proposals are due Friday, March 6, 2020, at 4:30pm CST. This National Emergency Grant is made possible by the Illinois Department of …

WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Regional Plan 2020

February 18, 2020 News, Uncategorized

The Workforce Partners of Metropolitan Chicago have drafted the 2020-2024 Regional Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Four-Year Plan for the Workforce Innovation Areas of the Northeast Economic Development Region (NEEDR) including Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties. This Regional Plan will be integrated into the State of Illinois …

WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) Local Plan 2020

February 14, 2020 News

The deadline for public comment on the WIOA Local Plan for LWIA 7 has been extended to 5:00 PM on Monday, March 16, 2020.   The Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership has drafted the Local Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 2020-2024 Four-Year Plan for Local Workforce Innovation Area 7 (Chicago and Cook County). The Local Plan …