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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.

Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board Agenda - September 12,2014

​9/10/2014 -  Illinois Employment Security Advisory Board Video/Teleconference Meeting - September 12, 2014. This agenda conforms to the requirements of Section 2.02 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/02). Any individual planning to attend who will need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act should notify Caroline Alamillo at (312) 793-9292 or (888) 340-1007 (TTY/Texnet).

IDVA, IDES and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Partner to Put Veterans to Work

9/9/14 - ​Hiring Our Heroes, one of the largest efforts to help Veterans and their family members find employment, returns to Chicago on Thursday, September 18. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) and Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) are primary hosts.

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September, 2014 - Nearly 1 million workers and bosses read IDES’ electronic newsletter each month for the latest information about unemployment insurance, job search business trends and more.

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