IDES - Employment Service Special Programs

Employment Service Special Programs

Employment Service Special Programs

​Employment Service Special Programs (Employers)

​Find out how your business can participate in Illinois’ Agricultural Industry.  Find seasonal farm workers eligible to work in the United States. Foreign labor provides direction to employers on how to hire foreign labor workers to fill special positions. (PDF version)
Most apprentices work in trades related to construction. With ApprenticeshipUSA, LEADERs in business are needed to expand this program which is open for everyone.​​​
 
 
Fidelity bonding protects employers against employee dishonesty, theft or embezzlement. A fidelity bond is no-cost insurance coverage that enables employers to hire job applicants considered to be "at risk" due to their past life experiences.​​
 
Employers can participate in this program for full and part time employees at entry level positions.  Hire the Future is designed to facilitate the transition of young adults, between 16 and 24 years of age, into the workplace as adults.
Who's it for?  
Individuals and youth ages 16-24.
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​The Re-Entry Employment Service program provides tax savings to employers who hire ex-offenders.​​
Veteran Services programs make it easy for employers to reach and employ all the members of the military community. 
Who's it for?  
Individuals who have served on active duty in any branch of the U.S. Military to include Guard and Reserve components.​​
WOTC is a federal program that provides tax savings to employers who hire people from certain target groups, including public assistance recipients, veterans, youth and ex-felons.​