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212,000 Help Wanted OnLine Ads in June

​7/8/14 - More than 212,000 help wanted ads for Illinois job openings were posted on the internet in June and 85 percent sought full‑time workers, IDES said today, citing an independent report. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Unemployment Falls in All Metros for Second Consecutive Month

6/26/14 - ​May unemployment rates fell in every metro area in the state for the second consecutive month and again are at six year lows, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and IDES.

Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board Video/Teleconference Meeting

​6/25/14 - The agenda for the Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board Video/Teleconference Meeting, scheduled for 2pm, Friday, June 27, 2014, is available.

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