Greek 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.
The 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. Jay Nixon has vetoed a measure that would cut the weeks of unemployment benefits available to workers who lose their jobs.
A 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.
Bruce Rauner is now downplaying the “right-to-work zones” that were a part of his platform in the primary.
The 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.
The 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.
How closely does the St. Louis area mirror the nation as a whole?
Kenneth Loving of East St. Louis was working for Midwest Service Group when he pilfered more than $25,000 meant for out-of-work Illinoisans.
Are St. Louisans “less stressed” than those in other big cities across the country?