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Illinois Department of Employment Security Receives Grant to Make Employment Insurance More Accessible

THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WILL USE A NEW FEDERAL GRANT TO ADDRESS EQUITY GAPS IN THE STATE’S UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM. 

 

THE SIX POINT EIGHT MILLION DOLLAR GRANT WILL HELP THE AGENCY MAKE THE UNEMPLOYMENT SYSTEM MORE ACCESSIBLE SAYS DIRECTOR KRISTIN RICHARDS.

 


 

RICHARDS SAYS THE GOAL IS TO MAKE SURE ALL ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS GET THE BENEFITS THEY NEED.

 

 

RICHARDS SAYS THEY WILL ALSO WORK TO OFFER TEXT IN MORE LANGUAGES.

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