Business Works | Exploring Second Chance Employees to Meet Workforce Needs

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (3:30 PM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)


This webinar is designed to deep dive into exploring hiring second chance employee, i.e., individuals who have a criminal background or formally incarcerated. 

Hiring second chance workers provides major advantages to both the employer, the individual, and supports a thriving community by reducing recidivism. There are community resources to help connect “background friendly” employers with prospective second chance employees. 

Topics of this webinar will include: 

  • Resources find prospective second chance workers 
  • Employer tax credits and liability protection Spoiler alert: Employers who hire second chance workers  can receive a tax-credit up to $9,600 per employee and be eligible for no-cost liability insurance coverage 
  • Other considerations in integrating second chance workers into the community and your business 
  • A Success Story- Hear a fellow Chamber Member’s experience with hiring second chance employers as his business model

Panel of Experts 

Judy Dawson, Director of Administration, Kane County Sheriff’s Office 

Michael Beary, Executive Director JUST, DuPage County Correctional Facility 

Bruce Olson, Business Services Coordinator, Illinois Department of Employment Security 

Bruce Owens, Owner BK Mobile Detailing, LLC 

This webinar is designed to provide practical information on how to secure and maintain second chance workers. Adequate time for Q&A will be provided.

Link to Join: Click Here


Chamber members: Free

Community members: $35

Event Contact
Reba Osborne
(630) 544-3387
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Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (3:30 PM - 5:00 PM) (CDT)
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