Illinois Jobs

State Capital Bill Brings More Work To Southern Illinois
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Governor JB Pritzker signed the capital bill today.

The $42 billion capital plan will improve the state’s horizontal and vertical infrastructure.

Illinois capital bill plan is official and will be paid for through a variety of tax and fee increases.

350 New Jobs Coming To Southern Illinois Call Center

May 8, 2019
Ribbon Cutting For IlliniCare Health
Benjy Jeffords / WSIU

The Centene Corporation opened their newest service center under their IlliniCare Health in Carbondale Wednesday.

Governor JB Pritzker joined the executives to cut the ribbon and officially open the service center.

The 80,000 square foot facility is located in the old K’s Merchandise building.

Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration has made it easier to find temporary workers in case a major public-employee union strikes.

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees state council says hiring replacements would be illegal.