CHICAGO –  Working to address unemployment, state Rep. Lindsey LaPointe, D-Chicago, is promoting the state’s new Illinois Get Hired website to help residents find work during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. 

“As a result of the unprecedented health crisis, many Illinoisans have been put out of work and are struggling to find employment,” said LaPointe. “That is why I want to raise awareness about our state’s new job website to help residents get back on their feet.”

In response to the economic impact of the outbreak, LaPointe is promoting the state’s new website Illinois Get Hired to help residents find employment. Businesses looking to hire can post job openings and search resumes, and those looking for jobs can find opportunities in their area and take advantage of virtual job fairs. For more information, please visit:

“This website will provide a critical resource for residents to connect with prospective employers in their local area,” LaPointe said. “As we look toward building a stronger Illinois, I am committed to working with local businesses to invest in job development in our community.”

Residents can stay informed on developments with the COVID-19 pandemic by reviewing information provided on the State of Illinois’ exclusive website Residents who want to share their thoughts or require assistance on this matter or any other issue in the community can reach LaPointe at 773-647-1174 or by email at


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