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Please check back in October 2013 to see our new system. Until then, use the links below to access labor market information or call your labor market economist for assistance.


Labor Market Economists: 

Labor Market Economist Contact Counties Covered

Central Office

EI&A - IDES 33 S. State St., 9th Floor Chicago, IL 60603

TEL: (312) 793-2316

FAX: (312) 793-2192


Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, McHenry, Will

Norman Kelewitz

EI&A - IDES 260 East Indian Trail Aurora, IL 60505

TEL: (630) 844-8455 Ext. 276

FAX: (630) 844-8480

Bureau, DeKalb, Fulton, Henderson, Kane, Kendall, Knox, Lake, LaSalle, Livingston, McLean, Marshall, Mason, Peoria, Putnam, Stark, Tazewell, Warren, Woodford

Ronald L. Payne

EI&A - IDES 850 East Madison, 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702

TEL: (217) 557-1869

FAX: (217) 782-6757


Cass, Christian, DeWitt, Greene, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Sangamon, Scott

Vicki Niederhofer

EI&A - IDES 4519 W. Main Street P.O. Box 23650 Belleville, IL 62223

TEL: (618) 277-5678 x390

FAX: (618) 277-9694


Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, St. Clair

Thomas A. Austin

EI&A - IDES 303 North Main Street, Suite 200 Rockford, Illinois 61101

TEL: (815) 395-6680

FAX: (815) 395-0004


Adams, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Hancock, Henry, Iroquois, JoDaviess, Lee, McDonough, Mercer, Ogle, Piatt, Pike, Rock Island, Schuyler, Stephenson, Vermilion, Whiteside, Winnebago

Dennis Hoffman

EI&A - IDES 321 Withers Drive, Suite B Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

TEL: (618) 242-7879

FAX: (618) 242-6187


Alexander, Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Massac, Moultrie, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Shelby, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson