CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ drop in unemployment is a sign that his policies addressing the state’s business climate are working.
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Things are looking better around the state of Illinois as far as unemployment rates are concerned.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says unemployment rates dropped in June in all 12 Illinois metro areas. It was the third straight month of across-the-board decreases.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois unemployment dropped in June to 7.1 percent. It was the fourth straight monthly decrease in the state’s jobless rate.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis man has been ordered to spend 10 months in federal prison for stealing more than $25,000 in unemployment compensation.
CHICAGO (AP) — The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois’ unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent in May. It was the third consecutive monthly decrease.
Both the local unemployment rate and the number of people in the local workforce are both looking positive.
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment in Illinois dropped in April to its lowest level since 2008.