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More Than 70 Employers Seeking New Hires At Sept. 30 Career Fair in Waukegan

​9/26/14 - State Senator Terry Link (D-Waukegan) and State Representative Rita Mayfield (D-Waukegan) will co-host a community job and resource fair on Sept. 30 in Waukegan.

Local Unemployment Falls Across State for Fifth Consecutive Month

9/25/14 - ​Unemployment rates in August fell in every metro for the fifth consecutive month and are at six- and seven-year lows, according to preliminary data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and IDES. 

13,800 Jobs Pushes Unemployment Down to 6.7 Percent

9/18/14 - ​The Illinois unemployment rate fell in August for the sixth consecutive month to reach 6.7 percent while employers created +13,800 jobs, according to preliminary data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and IDES. The data is seasonally adjusted.

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