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Helpful Lay-off Information

This site contains websites with helpful information to assist you in decisions as you are laid off.  

We will add more information as we receive it.

NOTE:  Update your contact information with Employment so that they may contact you with pertinent information.  Please email  eiu_employment@eiu.edu, your Telephone Number, Home Address, and Alternate Email Address.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information                         

EIU Human Resources:

Employment Office
Old Main - 2020
Carol Galey

Director's Office - General Unemployment Information
Old Main - 2010
Paula Embry

Benefits Office
Old Main - 2031
Amanda Zucco

Thurman Etchison

* If covered under an AFSCME Service contract please contact:
Ryan Stark - 217-581-1539 or Derek Light - 217-254-2665

*If covered under an AFSCME Clerical contract please contact:
Patty Shonk - 217-581-8455 or Derek Light - 217-254-2665

Illinois Department of Employment Security - www.ides.illinois.gov

C.E.F.S. - WIA Dislocated Worker Program

Elaine Nuding
2311 HOffman Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
217-342-4382 ext. 251

  • Where to go for assistance and what should I bring?
  • Tools to get you a job:  Job search assistance, resume writing, interviewing skills, access to computers/internet, etc.
  • Assistance with upgrading your skills:  Testing and assessment, GED classes, Vocational Training, etc.

EIU Employment List-Serve:  If you are already a part of the list-serve, please sign up again using an email other than eiu.edu.

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