Business Services

ILLINOIS MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

Beginning January 1, 2021, the minimum wage will be: $11.00/hour; $6.60/hour for tipped employees; $8.50/hour for those under the age of 18 working fewer than 650 hours per calendar year.
CLICK HERE to view the Illinois Department of Labor's full minimum wage increase schedule. https://www2.illinois.gov/idol/Laws-Rules/FLS/Pages/minimum-wage-rates-by-year.aspx

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In today's business environment, competition is everything. For businesses to stay competitive, they need an adequate supply of skilled and qualified employees to ensure that the business succeeds. 


Due to our ever growing economy, many businesses are faced with the challenge of filling positions with skilled and qualified workers. Because of this, many local businesses may be experiencing a loss in product output. 

To overcome this dilemma, the Madison County Employment and Training Department has a variety of employer services for our local business community. Our employer services can help you with applicant assessment, employer recruitment, job postings, job fairs and much more. 




JOB POSTING REQUEST  CAREER FAIR  RECRUITMENT  
Do you have a job that you would like to post through MCETD?  

You may complete the Job Posting Request Form below or contact a Business Specialist at (618) 296-4445


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Madison County Employment & Training is hosting potential employers at dedicated hiring events and has several prominent workshops to help job seekers.  Take time to check the upcoming events and if you'd like more information, call our office at 618-296-4445

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Each Southwestern Illinois Worknet Center has a wide variety of customized services that are sure to meet your recruitment and customized services needs.




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 LABOR MARKET  APPLICANT ASSESSMENT
LAY OFF / PLANT CLOSURE
To learn more about the current work and job environment in the State and Counties of Illinois and the St. Louis Metro East Area visit the Labor Market Information website.

 
Professional Counselors with a vast knowledge of employment issues work alongside job seekers and partnering agencies at no cost to either party.  

workNet Centers are a valuable resource for employers as we can provide referrals and screening for openings in your organization.

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For businesses that are experiencing large numbers of layoffs or a possible plant closure, WIOA staff can assist! We have specially trained staff to come into your place of business and discuss with your employees the options available to them.




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