State to notify 32,000 unemployment claimants of data breach out of ‘abundance of caution’

Employment security: ‘No indication that any personal information was, or will be, improperly used’

JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois
Posted 5/23/20

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security announced Friday it will notify 32,483 claimants whose personal information might have been viewed because of a “glitch” in the newly-launched Pandemic Unemployment Assistance portal.

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