CHICAGO (CBS) – If you are collecting unemployment benefits from the state of Illinois, your money will now come in paper instead of plastic.
The state is removing those troubled debit cards that we have been reporting on for months.
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They go back to sending paper checks.
If you are currently using an IDES debit card, deposits will end after December 26.
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CBS 2 is committed to Work for Chicago, putting you in touch every day with information that you or a loved one might need on the job market and helps you remove obstacles to your return to work.
We will continue to uncover information every day to help this community get back to work, until the jobs crisis passes. CBS 2 has several useful items here on our website, including an overview of specific companies hiring and information from the state on how best to file for unemployment benefits while waiting.
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