Illinois companies announce 650 mass layoffs in November

By Brendan Bakala
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...

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Illinois employers announce 1,300 layoffs in May

By Joe Kaiser
The most recent Illinois WARN report shows 1,300 mass layoffs in May, including 513 layoffs in the manufacturing sector, up from 450 large-scale layoffs and six manufacturing layoffs in April.