Workers’ compensation is a significant cost to Illinois taxpayers and drains scarce tax dollars from government coffers. A previous report in this series estimated the direct cost of workers’ compensation to state, county and municipal governments is $402 million in worker payouts per year.1 Building upon those findings, this report estimates that the total cost of workers’ compensation to...View Report
Numbers from the March WARN report show that employers in Illinois across various industries laid off 2,573 workers; 267 of the layoffs were in manufacturing.
February saw the worst WARN report in seven months, with nearly 250 of the jobs lost coming from the manufacturing sector.
Numbers from the January 2017 Illinois WARN report show most of the mass layoffs were in the service industry.
Latest WARN report sees almost all mass layoff announcements come from Cook County.
Employers in the Land of Lincoln announced 650 mass layoffs in November, according to the November edition of the Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification, or WARN, report. This report marks the first time since July 2015 that there wasn’t single mass-layoff announcement in the manufacturing sector. The types of jobs lost were spread across...
More than half of the month’s jobs losses occurred in the manufacturing sector.
September WARN report shows 790 mass layoffs, including 128 in manufacturing.
August records summer-high job losses, including 495 in manufacturing.
Illinois’ July WARN report marks a 59% increase in layoffs from June’s numbers, as well as an uptick in manufacturing job losses.
Illinois’ June WARN report shows 600 mass layoffs for the state in June, with 44 jobs lost in manufacturing, an improvement over May’s 1,300 layoffs and 500 manufacturing job losses.