City of St. Louis Gives $60,000 to Better Family Life The city of St. Louis is giving $60,000 to the group Better Family Life-to hire two new outreach workers that will go door-to-door in troubles neighborhoods.
Unemployment Bill Could End in Legal Battle Between Nixon, The SenateNixon believed his veto of a bill to cut employment benefits passed last spring because the Senate did not vote.
Unemployed Man Hands Out Resumes Outside Busch StadiumUnemployed since April 30, Donnie Grooms took matters into his own hands and stood outside Busch Stadium on Wednesday with a sign reading “UNEMPLOYED – My family’s dreams don’t work unless I do! Please take a resume!!"
Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. LouisThey say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.
Tale of Two Cities - Report Shows Racial Divide in St. LouisSt. Louis gets good marks for stability and affordability, but low marks for racial disparity in the latest report from the East-West Gateway Council of Governments.
Greek Americans in St. Louis Area Worry for Greek EconomyGreek Americans in St. Louis are feeling for family and friends in Greece, where unemployment has hit 25 percent and banks are allowing only small withdrawals.
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.
Missouri Gov. Nixon Vetoes Cuts to Unemployment Benefits Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who lose their jobs.
Missouri House Sends Unemployment Benefit Cuts to GovernorA top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
Rauner: From 'Right to Work Zones' to 'Opportunity Zones'Bruce Rauner is now downplaying the “right-to-work zones” that were a part of his platform in the primary.
Missouri Unemployment Rate Drops SlightlyThe state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in August from 6.5 percent in July.
Job, Resource Fair to Be Held in Ferguson SaturdayThe protests and riots in Ferguson highlighted what many already knew—residents in many North St. Louis county towns are facing unemployment, poverty and lack of educational achievement.