01 April 2020 – One-week wait for unemployment claims suspended

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change
Level of Jurisdiction: Illinois

Overview: The provision of the Unemployment Insurance Act, requiring a one-week waiting period for unemployment insurance claims is suspended for claimants who are unemployed and who are otherwise eligible for unemployment insurance benefits
Full details here: https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/Executive-Orders/ExecutiveOrder2020-18.aspx