The State of Illinois says statistics indicate unemployment rates have declined across Illinois for the second consecutive month. However, that’s year-to-year. Month-to-month tells a different story locally.
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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.
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials in Illinois say they’re cracking down on unemployment fraud.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in March in 10 of the state’s 12 metro areas.
CHICAGO (AP) — State officials say unemployment in Illinois dropped in March to 8.4 percent. That’s its lowest level since 2009.
The unemployment rate is dropping in Knox County according to the latest release from the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
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.