The Illinois Department of Employment Security or IDES has enhanced its services at the American Job Center office and will hold an open house Monday, Nov. 20.
Director Jeff Mays will greet employees and other dignitaries at 11 a.m. at the Rock Island office, 500 42nd St. The public ceremony, which includes a ribbon-cutting, and remarks by Mays and local officials, will follow at 11:30 a.m.
Enhancements include a wider array of services offered that are more accessible to the public.
IDES encourages employment by connecting employers to jobseekers, provides unemployment insurance benefits to eligible individuals, produces labor market data and protects taxpayers from unemployment insurance fraud.
For more information, visit ides.illinois.gov, or IDES on Twitter and Facebook.