Chicago Illinois Employment Department in Chicago Illinois

Address and phone number for Chicago Illinois Employment Department, an Employment Department, at South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL.

Chicago Illinois Employment Department
230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60604

About the Chicago Illinois Employment Department

The Chicago Illinois Employment Department, located in Chicago, IL, is an Illinois State agency that promotes workforce development, connects employers to qualified employees, and offers supportive services for unemployed and disabled workers in the Cook County area.

You may contact the Department of Employment for questions about:
  • Finding jobs in Chicago, Illinois
  • Employment and unemployment programs
  • Cook County job centers
  • Employee rights and labor laws
  • Employment visas
Workforce Development Programs

The Employment Department offers workforce development programs to support the existing and future workforce, including identifying workforce needs and developing strategies that foster a productive workforce. These workforce development programs provide services for workers in Cook County, including veterans re-entering the workforce. Cook County veterans can receive transition assistance, job training, priority job referrals, and support from workforce case managers.

Cook County Job Centers

In Cook County, Job Centers offer services through the Employment Department. These services include employment workshops, resume assistance, career path information, and job fair announcements. The Job Center also offers an electronic job bank with opportunities in the Cook County area and apprenticeship opportunities. Employers can contact the Job Center to access recruitment services, for information on Chicago tax credit programs, and labor market information. Job seekers benefit from facilities such as computers, phones, fax machines, and office equipment, available at the Job Center. The Cook County Job Center is open to all individuals, with no limits or eligibility requirements.

Disability Job Assistance in Cook County

The Employment Department offers disability job assistance for the Cook County area. Job seekers or workers with disabilities can access specialized services, such as job placement and career counseling, vocational rehabilitation services, and support on managing unique barriers to employment. The Department of Employment also provides advice on the impact of earned income on disability benefits.

Seasonal & Migrant Worker Employment

The Employment Department provides information on seasonal and migrant worker employment in the Cook County area. This includes referrals to employment opportunities for seasonal and migrant workers, community services available to these workers, and other Illinois state programs like workers' compensation insurance, unemployment insurance, and unemployment benefits. These services are available in multiple languages.

Contact the Chicago Illinois Employment Department

You may contact the Chicago Illinois Employment Department by calling 312-353-0313, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Chicago Illinois Employment Department, 230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60604.

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