The month of June is National Safety Month (NSM)! This month raises awareness for safety in and outside of the workplace. Throughout the month, Illinois workNet will be posting resources and other information related to National Safety Month, so be sure to keep up with Illinois workNet to stay safe and prevent injuries on and off the job.
Find the forms and tools you need to manage and respond to
Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims with these free resources and learn how best
to prepare and approach the UI process.
There are many services and resources available to you after experiencing a layoff. These services and resources provide you with the tools necessary to transition into a new job or career path successfully. Use the information below to help you stay on track after your layoff.
Pride Month is celebrated annually in June as a tribute to the Stonewall Riots. Pride stems from a long history of struggled face by members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community. Pride Month is a celebration of contributions and milestones reach, while also bringing awareness to struggles overcame and the barriers still present today.
Health and wellness aren't directly related to work most of the time. However, these skills are still valuable to succeed at work. Health and wellness are needed to "achieve a healthy balance in work and life." It's important to keep track of your health in order to stay productive and motivated at your job. This includes your physical and mental health.
The Youth Career Pathways program creates a pipeline of skilled, enthusiastic workers in the community. The project is designed to assist youth who face barriers to continue in education and gain employment in the state of Illinois. The goal is to provide basic and technical skills training and work experience to help participants enter careers, increase earnings, reduce reliance on public assistance, and improve their work abilities.