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Making Employment Accessible for All

January 24, 9am-4pm
At Chicago Jobs Council, 29 E. Madison, Suite 1700, Chicago, IL 60602.
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Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)

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Immigration

This change is currently being reported by many media outlets.
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PRC - Upcoming Microsoft Certification classes- free certification

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Childcare Benefits

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World Relief: Immigration Law 101

Working with Immigrants & Undocumented Populations
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Chicagoland Workforce Leadership Academy

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Motivating Frontline Employees

Great article that provides information on what motivates many of our clients who are front line employees.
Creativity, Learning, Purpose, Progression
https://hbr.org/2018/08/how-to-motivate-frontline-employees


Chicago Trib Article on Reentry

Second chances: Employers more open to hiring people with criminal backgrounds
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Add public events to community calendar

http://dupagecris.org/index.php/google-calendar
DuPage County Community Events Calendar - dupagecris.org
The Community Events Calendar is designed to include DuPage County area events that will provide a service that either meets a basic human need (i.e. food, housing, material goods, transportation and utilities) or provides resources that meet the essential economic needs of those in the community (i.e. job training and placement, public assistance, and ...
You can also check your organization's info and make sure it is correct on this site.


Teen Parent Connection

Prenatal Group Summer 2018-Spring 2019
Postpartum Support Group September 2018
Childbirth Education Class Summer 2018 Spring 2019


Innovative Programs, Signed Bills & New Webinars!

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Mid-Year Report: Low Unemployment, High Average Salary in DuPage

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DuPage County Poverty Report

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Do Job Training Programs Really Work?

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CJC Announcements: Apprenticeship Grants | Transportation Equity Agenda | New Statewide Poverty Data

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NEW 2018-2019 FFTI Course Catalog - Register today!

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Its a Good Time to be a Truck Driver or Bank Teller

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Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in WORD and EXCEL

People's resource center FY19 Schedule of MOS Classes.
MOS Classes Aug-Nov 2018.
MOS Classes Jan-July 2019.


YWCA Legal Help

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Workforce Professionals Credential - Chicago Jobs Council

Exclusive Leadership Opportunity
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Introducing Workforce 360

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U.S. Labor Market Data

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Announcing new Work-Based Learning Academy state teams

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The Illinois Poverty Update is Here!

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Transportation for Claimants

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Working with clients with background issues

Link to a documentary about moving from prison life to work life.


Help Your Clients Get Hired or Not

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Take Action to End the Payday Lending Debt Trap!

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Fees, fines, loans, scams: How the poor get poorer

This is an often overlooked problem for our job seekers.
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Private-sector jobs booming in Chicago

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FaceBook microtargeting - age discrimination in the hiring process

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VA Announces Rollout and Application Process for New Veterans ID Card

To request a VIC, Veterans must visit https://www.vets.gov/, click on “Apply for Printed Veteran ID Card” on the bottom left of the page and sign in or create an account. Veterans who apply for a card should receive it within 60 days and can check delivery status of their cards at vets.gov A digital version of the VIC will be available online by mid-December.
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SNAP Work Requirement Policy released

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Changes to SNAP (food stamps) after January 1, 2018

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New Microsoft Word Resume Tool Recommends LinkedIn Job Postings

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The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 a year

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Beware of predatory lenders

Payday lenders are a significant problem for many of our clients, so the alternatives given below can be helpful referrals.
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Almost all the US jobs created since 2005 are temporary

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DOL Career videos

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Taxpayers Who are Victims of Domestic Abuse Should Know Their Rights

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New VA NSC Pension Benefits Scam Case

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Ask the Headhunter

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What's New on CRIS

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CJC Announcements - Trans Competency | Employer Survey | Young Invincibles Survey

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Target to Raise Minimum Wage

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The Forever GI Bill: signed into law; The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

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Older people suffer higher rate of on-the-job fatalities

Not a favorable report for our older job seekers.
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JIST Publications

This is a great publisher for resources relevant to our client populations for those of you that have not used them.
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Unemployment's down. Says who?

Still hard times for older adults in the workplace.
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Good news for shift and minimum wage workers

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CJC Announcements

Driver's License Suspension Survey | CJC is Hiring
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CJC Announcements: Step Into Your Future | Immigrant Innovation Featured on WIRE | NCLR Workforce Forum

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Update Important to Veterans re CDL License

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Heartland Leads Policy Change in Illinois

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Update from the authors of $2.00 a Day

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Law adds protections for Domestic workers

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State: No unemployment benefits without posting resume

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TechGRYLS program coming to the YWCA

What is TechGYRLS?
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ABC 7 CHICAGO I-TEAM INVESTIGATES:
FAKE JOBS ON NETWORKING SITES

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PRC Offering Free ESL Classes

People's Resource Center along with the College of DuPage offers FREE morning or evening classes in Wheaton and Westmont.
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PRC's Critical need for computers

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Workers’ Rights Curriculum Now Available!

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Interesting Articles


WIOA Youth Transition Guidance

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Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps

Interesting editorial that was in the Chicago Tribune a couple of weeks ago. It describes a situation that many of our clients have experienced. Driving my Mercedes to pick up food stamps


The Reality of Unemployment

View comments and Chicago Tribune article.




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