The number of jobless claims increased last week to 419,000, the most in two months, from a pandemic low of 368,000 during the previous week.
Allen Von Plinsky, US Army Veteran
Michael Jacobson, President & CEO of the Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association, talks about hotels having a hard time finding staff to hire as tourism increases.
The United States set another pandemic low in this week's jobs report, showing only 360,000 first-time filers for unemployment.
Chris Tilly, Professor at UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
McDonald’s plans to invest millions more into new and already-existing programs to allow its franchisees to entice new employees and retain current workers.
John Quintas, Amazon's Director of Global Military Affairs, joins Good Day Chicago to explain the Amazon announcement to hire and train 100,000 veteran and military spouses.
Amazon has 35,000 open jobs right now that are available to veterans.
Add Brookfield Zoo to the long list of employers looking to fill open positions.
U.S. unemployment claims rose slightly last week by 2,000 to a total of 373,000, even as the economy and the job market appear to be rebounding.
Trials for a shorter workweek in Iceland proved to be a huge success.
Need a job? Macy's is planning to hire about 950 full and part-time workers throughout Illinois, including nearly 800 jobs in the Chicagoland area.
Workers at Portillo's are back on the job after striking since last week in the west suburbs.
U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs in June 2021, well above the average of the previous three months, the Labor Department said.
U.S. unemployment claims dropped by 51,000 last week to 364,000, the lowest level since the pandemic began in 2020.
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits declined 7,000 from the previous week to 411,000, the Labor Department said.
The Labor Department said jobless claims in the U.S. rose 37,000 from the week before to 412,000, an increase for the first time since April.
After the General Assembly failed to pass his 900-page clean energy proposal, Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said Wednesday he still hopes it will soon become law.
On Wednesday, Governor JB Pritzker threw down a political marker after state lawmakers failed to approve a 900-page energy proposal that has electric utility giant Exelon renewing its threat to shut down two nuclear power plants in Illinois.
A worrying report could spell trouble at airports across the country.