Posts Tagged “Businesses”

Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

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Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3

Pritzker issues guidelines for businesses/workplaces to reopen in Phase 3 Governor J.B. Pritzker released guidelines that will allow businesses to reopen under Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois Plan, expected to begin May 29, 2020 in the wake of the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance Developed by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and…

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Treasurer Maria Pappas postpones collections to help coronavirus victims

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Treasurer Maria Pappas postpones collections to help coronavirus victims

Treasurer Maria Pappas postpones collections to help coronavirus victims Video Interview Below: Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas has launched an initiative to help taxpayer san property owners who have been economically impacted negatively by the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The Treasurer’s office will extend the period by two months in which property owners can pay their…

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Illinois processes nearly 800,000 unemployment claims

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Illinois processes nearly 800,000 unemployment claims

Illinois processes nearly 800,000 unemployment claims IDES Processes Over 750,000 Unemployment Claims Since March, Pays Out More Than $700 Million in Benefits 13 Week Extension of Benefits Through Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Now Live The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) today released new statewide data showing the department processed 102,937 new initial unemployment claims…

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

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Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses

Illinois unemployment surges in wake of coronavirus restrictions on businesses Unemployment Rate Dropped to New Historic Low in February, While State Sees Significant Increase in Unemployment Claims in March While the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate fell -0.1 percentage point to 3.4 percent, a new record low, the…

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U.S. Commerce Department Announces $13 Million to Support U.S. Manufacturers

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U.S. Commerce Department Announces $13 Million to Support U.S. Manufacturers

U.S. Commerce Department Announces $13 Million to Support U.S. Manufacturers Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced $13 million in U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grants to support 11 Trade Adjustment Assistance Centers (TAACs) that help manufacturers affected by imports adjust to increasing global competition and to create jobs. The TAACs, which each service…

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2018 Illinois Governor’s Export Award recipients announced

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2018 Illinois Governor’s Export Award recipients announced

2018 Illinois Governor’s Export Award recipients announced Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti and the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the recipients of the 2018 Governor’s Export Awards during a ceremony at the Union League Club of Chicago on May 24th. The Governor’s Export Awards are Illinois’ highest recognition of export achievement, honoring…

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