EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – State Rep. Kelly Burke, D-Evergreen Park, state Rep. Fran Hurley, D-Chicago, state Sen. Bill Cunningham, D-Chicago, and 19th Ward Alderman Matt O’Shea will help connect local job seekers with nearly 50 local employers looking to hire at a job fair on Thursday, Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brother Rice High School, located at 10001 S. Pulaski in Chicago.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to connect individuals in my district directly who businesses who are looking to hire,” Burke said. “I encourage those who are looking for work or thinking about a new career to stop by and meet one-on-one with area employers.”
Burke is collaborating with the Illinois Department of Employment Security to help connect job seekers with area employers. Those attending the job fair are encouraged to bring a resume and a government-issued ID. Around 50 local employers from a variety of industries will be on hand. Employers interested in signing up and having a booth at this job fair can visit Cunningham’s website www.SenatorBillCunningham.com. For more information, please call 773-445-8128.
“Expanding economic opportunity in our area can only happen if government and local businesses work together,” Burke said. “I would like to thank the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Alderman O’Shea, Senator Cunningham, Representative Hurley, and participating businesses for putting on this job fair and helping lift up area families.”