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Helpful Forms and Publications

Some of the most frequently used forms and publications by employers are provided below, covering topics and specific questions that often come up when partners assist individuals or employers with IDES. If you have more specific questions, please contact us.

Title Description Languages Format File Size
Economic Growth Strong Enough to Close Temporary Unemployment Program Falling unemployment rates and steady economic growth means an extended unemployment insurance program ends this month, IDES said today. The expiring federal program affects individuals who have collected benefits for more than 79 weeks. English PDF 46.81 KB
Economic Growth Strong Enough to Close Second Temporary Unemployment Program A federally funded unemployment insurance program called Emergency Unemployment Compensation Tier 4 (EUC4) will end on June 23, IDES announced today. English PDF 55.04 KB
IDES Signs Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve IDES Director Jay Rowell reaffirmed the critical role that Guard and Reserve soldiers serve in securing our nation's freedom. English PDF 93.64 KB
State Experience Factor and Employers' UI Contribution (Tax) Rate (EA-50 Report) The State Experience Factor for unemployment insurance contributions and tax rates are computed in accordance with the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act ("the Act"). English PDF 921.19 KB
215,000 Jobs Openings On-Line in December 2013 Employers in December advertised online for more than 215,000 individual job openings, according to the Conference Board and IDES. English PDF 189.05 KB
Learn More Earn More Highlights occupations expected to provide the most job openings each year, organized by education and training requirements. English,
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Unemployment Rates for Metro Areas Across Illinois The monthly local unemployment rate is calculated using preliminary data for the twelve Illinois metro areas, and released by the U.S. Department of Labor and IDES. English PDF 54.97 KB
New Employment System to Help Connect Jobless with Businesses Illinois JobLink, developed by IDES, allows businesses to post job ads and individuals to post multiple resumes at no cost. English PDF 44.69 KB
Map of IDES Regions and Offices Map of IDES regions and offices. English PDF 939.97 KB
Legislation to Strengthen UI Program Governor Quinn today applauded the passage of legislation to strengthen the integrity of Illinois' unemployment insurance program... English PDF 77.59 KB