CHICAGO (CBS) – If you receive unemployment benefits from the state of Illinois, your money now comes in paper instead of plastic.
The state is nixing the troubled debit cards we have been reporting on for months.
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They go back to sending out paper checks.
If you are currently using an IDES debit card, payments will end after December 26th.
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CBS 2 is committed to Working for Chicago, connects you every day with the information you or someone you care about may need about the job market, and helps you remove obstacles to getting back to work.
We continue to reveal information every day to help this community get back to work until the job crisis passes. CBS 2 has several useful articles right here on our website, including a look at specific companies that hire, and information from the state on the best way to get through to applying for unemployment benefits in the meantime.
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