IDES offices will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the federal holiday, but you can still certify and apply for benefits and access other online resources! Please note that benefit payments may take longer to process during this time. Offices will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, November 27.
Research and Analytics
- Understanding Labor Force Statistics
- Declining Labor Force Participation in Illinois: Why Have More People Stopped Working or Looking for Work
- Changes to Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area Delineations Following the 2010 Census
- Important Changes to Illinois Statewide and Substate Labor Force Estimates: Implementing the LAUS Program 2015 Redesign