Illinois unemployment rate dips in December

December jobs nearly unchanged information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security Note: To help connect jobseekers to employers who are hiring, IDES’ maintains the state’s largest job search engine, IllinoisJoblink.com (IJL), which recently showed 62,451 posted resumes with 160,023 jobs available. CHICAGO, Ill. (January 19, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security … Read more

Illinois employment info

Manufacturing and construction see gains; government and finance see declines; thousands of jobs posted to IllinoisJoblink.com information provided by the Illinois Department of Employment Security CHICAGO, Ill. (December 21, 2017) – In November, the three industry sectors with the largest gains in employment were: Professional and Business Services (+6,300) Manufacturing (+2,200) Construction (+2,100) The three … Read more

Governor Rauner slashes filing costs for small businesses

SB 867 rolls back LLC fees in Lansing and throughout Illinois Information provided by State of Illinois CHICAGO, Ill. (December 20, 2017) – Gov. Bruce Rauner today signed legislation that substantially reduces startup, annual filing, and other fees for limited liability companies (LLCs), the organizational structure preferred by many of Illinois’ 1.2 million small businesses. … Read more

Walmart expands in-store pickup, same-day pickup for holiday shoppers

information provided by Walmart LANSING, Ill. (December 8, 2017) – With just weeks left until Christmas and 84 percent of Americans still holiday shopping (according to internal Walmart data as of December 4, 2017), Walmart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, announced “amped up” in-store pickup for the final days leading up to Christmas. An expanded assortment … Read more

T. F. South receives grant for Science Department

information provided by T. F. South High School LANSING, Ill. December 13, 2017) – Thornton Fractional South High School has received a $1,000 grant from the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, in conjunction with Ridgeway Petroleum of Lansing, Illinois, to support the school’s Science Department. A representative of Lansing Mobil Services worked with school officials to … Read more

Subway® ‘Fresh Forward’ restaurant to open in Lansing

Restaurant re-design will include digital menu boards, new products, a pre-order pick-up area, and other enhancements information provided by Subway® Restaurants LANSING, Ill. (December 13, 2017) – After nearly 30 years, the Subway® Restaurant located in the Landings Shopping Center is relocating across the street to 17050 Torrence Avenue and taking on the “Fresh Forward” … Read more

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