Illinois households that moved out of state earned $19,600 more, on average, than those who moved in during the 2014-2015 tax year.View Report
WTTW has reported that Illinois, Cook County and Chicago are poised to offer Amazon $2 billion to lure the company’s second North American headquarters to the region.
Illinois lost 10,800 jobs on net over the month, and the state continues to experience labor force dropout.
A factory expected to employ 4,000 workers will not be coming to Illinois. Intersect Illinois cites the lack of a statewide Right-to-Work law and a dearth of shovel-ready sites as the main culprits.
The jobs will be a combination of new hires and transferred workers from Walgreen’s headquarters in Deerfield, Illinois.
In 2017, increasing numbers of employees have sued their employers for alleged violations of Illinois’ biometric privacy law through the use of fingerprint-operated time clocks.
Under its agreement with the state of Illinois, the candy company Haribo of America will bring 25 new jobs to its Rosemont headquarters by October 2018, followed by another 30 by October 2021.
As opioid abuse ravages Illinois, lawmakers must take action to root out overprescription in the state’s workers’ compensation system.
Decatur lost 3,400 residents from 2010 to 2016, or about 4.5 percent of its population.
One alderman with strong ties to the traditional taxicab industry has suggested raising fees on ridesharing to fill the growing budget gap.
Twelve of the 29 Illinois cities with over 50,000 in population are losing residents.