CHICAGO (AP) — Jobless rates fell in February in most Illinois metropolitan areas compared to the same time last year, although most areas also lost jobs.
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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment is down year-to-year, but month-to-month, it’s a different story.
CHICAGO (AP)–The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment dropped in January in 11 of Illinois’ 12 metro areas, but most areas lost jobs.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois man has been ordered to spend six months in federal prison for stealing unemployment benefits.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state’s unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in January, down from the previous month’s revised rate of 8.9 percent.
The unemployment rate increased again in Knox County, albeit by a negligible amount, according to the latest figures from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Non-seasonally adjusted data showed unemployment of 8.7 percent in December for the County – higher than the 8.6-percent unemployment reported for the same period last year.
According to a press release, Illinois added jobs in four metro areas for the month of December.