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Illinois Loses 7,000 Jobs in September
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent in September, but nearly 7,000 jobs were lost.
Evelina Loescher, labor market information director for the Illinois Department of Employment Security, says while the state’s jobs numb…
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Jobless Rates Fall in All Illinois Metro Areas in July
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment rates in Illinois' metro areas continued their long decline in July.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday that the jobless rate fell in every metro area last month. That was the 17th straight month of across-the-board declines...
Jobless Rates Fall in All Illinois Metro Areas
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in all Illinois metro areas in June. It was the 16th straight month of statewide decreases.
But the department said Thursday in its monthly report on metro jobless rates that only eight metro areas add…
May Unemployment Falls in Every Illinois Metro Area
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped again during May in all 15 Illinois metro areas. Three of those areas have returned to pre-recession employment levels.
The department said Thursday that jobless rates fell for the 15th straight month …
Illinois Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 6 Percent
Jim Anderson -- Illinois Radio Network
Illinois’ unemployment rate is holding steady at 6 percent.
The 6 percent rate is a half point above the national rate, but it’s down from 7.1 percent a year ago. It’s OK, says Evelina Loescher, labor market informa…
Illinois Unemployment Continues Decline in January
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in January. It was the 10th monthly decrease in the past 11 months.
The state Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly statewide unemployment report that the jobless rate fell from 6...
How The Rockford Area Compares In Unemployment
Taking a look at June’s unemployment numbers for Illinois’ various counties and cities can give us an idea of where we stack up compared to the rest of the state. The quick headline is that it's still bad, but could be worse.
For example, among metro areas around the state, Reboot Illinois reports th…

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