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.
Illinois Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.9 PercentThe state lost a net of 16,300 jobs last December.
Missouri Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.4 PercentMissouri's seasonally adjusted employment dropped by 100 jobs from November to December.
Report: Missouri's Unemployment Rate Drops SlightlyThe department says Missouri's rate is the lowest it's been since April 2007.
Strong Housing Sales Continue in St. Louis AreaIt appears that housing sales in the St. Louis area have avoided the traditional fall slowdown.
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.