Health and Safety Program Promotes Successful Small Business Reopenings SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) today announced the launch of Back to Business Illinois, a free, voluntary service to connect small businesses of 250 employees or fewer with consultants who will help them evaluate... Read More.
Brittany J. Churchwell of Carmi reported to the White County Sheriff’s Office, Sunday afternoon, someone had stolen the back plate off of her 1998 Jeep sometime Saturday night. The plates were entered into LEADS as missing or stolen plates. Jesse M. Williams of Evansville reported... Read More.
UPDATE: A 38 year old Carmi man, Shawn Dale “Mexico” Jones, died after an ATV accident in Crossville Monday afternoon. White County Sheriff’s Dispatch received the call at approximately 5:44 PM. Witnesses, who reportedly saw the accident unfold, told officers it appeared the ATV’s throttle... Read More.
llinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and Driver Service facilities will close in observance of Labor Day. Offices and Driver Services Facilities operating on a: Tuesday through Saturday schedule, like the Carmi facility, will be closed on Saturday, September 5,... Read More.
Non-emergency closures called off, but motorists should still expect work zones SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today lanes that have been closed for construction will reopen, where possible, for the Labor Day holiday to minimize travel disruption. Non-emergency closures will be suspended... Read More.
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign In an attempt to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities during this upcoming holiday weekend, Indiana State Police will be participating in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign. Now through Labor Day, Indiana State Police will... Read More.
Heat-related illness can be deadly SPRINGFIELD – Summer doesn’t officially start for a few more days, but sometimes the heat and humidity don’t pay attention to the calendar. It is dangerous – even deadly – for workers not to pay attention to hot, humid... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost... Read More.
The old saying, “You have to work to get ahead,” has merit, but you also need some time off to be a good, healthy worker. In Illinois most full-time workers are legally entitled to time off each calendar week. The One Day Rest in Seven... Read More.
It’s that time of year again – scary sounds, darkened corridors, creepy clowns, lots of screaming. Haunted house season is here! And in Illinois, haunted house attractions need a permit to operate. “We know people love a scary, good time, but we also want to make... Read More.