Metro East Unemployment Rate Holds Steady, Region Loses JobsThe Metro East lost 900 jobs between December 2014 and 2015, but the unemployment rate held steady at 6.1 percent.
May Unemployment Falls in Every Illinois Metro AreaThe 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.
Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 PercentThe Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent.
Illinois Man Sentenced for EmbezzlementKenneth Loving of East St. Louis was working for Midwest Service Group when he pilfered more than $25,000 meant for out-of-work Illinoisans.
Metro East Unemployment Figures Show Modest GainsEast St. Louis had the highest unemployment rate, 16.6 percent, up from 15.8 percent in February of 2012.
Metro East Unemployment Remains At 10.3%The jobless rate dropped or was flat in five areas, including Illinois' St. Louis suburbs.
Illinois Department of Employment Security Announces Office ClosingsThe seven offices shutting down are in Centralia, DeKalb, East St. Louis, Galesburg, Jacksonville, Mattoon and Murphysboro.
Illinois Unemployment Figures Point To Skills GapEmergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) ends on December 29 for all American, and for Illinois that means nearly 100,000 people will be left without benefits.
Illinois Unemployment Drops AgainThis is progress, says Greg Rivara of the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Ill. Unemployment Numbers UpIn July, the number of unemployed Illinoisans rose 15,100, to 587,200.
Behind Bars and Collecting Unemployment Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
Illinois Employment Numbers GrowingSince the recovery began, Illinois has added 140,700 corporate-sector jobs.