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Daily Liberal
Coulton welcomes changes for overseas workersFARMERS and graziers in Western NSW can now apply to recruit low and unskilled
Coulton welcomes changes for overseas workers
Daily Liberal / Posted 23 hours ago
FARMERS and graziers in Western NSW can now apply to recruit low and unskilled seasonal workers from overseas if they have tried and failed to employ Australians. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has welcomed the expansion of Australia's... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Downstate small business group says 'attaboy' Governor RaunerA recent story line suggesting the business community no longer supports Govern
Downstate small business group says 'attaboy' Governor Rauner
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
A recent story line suggesting the business community no longer supports Governor Bruce Rauner appears to be a work of fiction when it comes to small employers. It would be a good story, even a great story, if one of Governor Bruce Rauner's key... Read more
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The Young Witness
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
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Western Advocate
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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The Border Mail
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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The Courier
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
The Courier / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Manning River Times
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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The North West Star
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: reviewThe Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probabilit
Work for the dole has little effect on finding work: review
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
The Coalition's $1 billion work for the dole scheme has improved the probability that an unemployed person will find a job by just two percentage points, a government-commissioned review has found. The Coalition's $1 billion work-for-the-dole scheme... Read more
9 related stories
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Weekly Times
Workers to pour inTHE Federal Government’s Seasonal Worker Program has been expanded amid ongoing
Workers to pour in
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
THE Federal Government’s Seasonal Worker Program has been expanded amid ongoing allegations of worker exploitation. Cattle, sheep and grain farmers will, from this week, be able to join the horticulture, aquaculture and sugarcane industries in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The economic gamble behind the election date With the economic debate now shifting from tax to mostly economic performance
The economic gamble behind the election date
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
With the economic debate now shifting from tax to mostly economic performance, the Government will hope the upbeat outlook of the RBA's latest statement holds true as the election nears, writes Greg... Read more
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The Courier
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
The Courier / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
The Young Witness / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Western Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Manning River Times / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
APS bosses to try, try again on wagesAPS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government depar
APS bosses to try, try again on wages
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
APS departments hope persistence will pay off in wage offers. Government departments will try to persuade their public servants to accept pay deals almost identical to those they rejected last year. The Employment Department, overseen by Public... Read more
10 related stories
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NBC Washington
New D.C. Bill Helps Returning Citizens Start BusinessesA newly introduced bill would help former inmates start businesses in the Distr
New D.C. Bill Helps Returning Citizens Start Businesses
NBC Washington / Posted 4 days ago
A newly introduced bill would help former inmates start businesses in the District of Columbia. The bill introduced by D.C. Council member Vincent Orange Jan. 28 would help returning citizens build the skills necessary to start and operate their own... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCStaff Report The State Workforce Development Board has launched an initiative
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Staff Report The State Workforce Development Board has launched an initiative to award $200,000 in grants for apprenticeships. The initiative aims to provide more training and employment opportunities for “priority” populations such as individuals... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
More Pacific Islanders, East Timorese can apply for work on Australian farmsSeasonal Worker Programme expanded to take more Pacific Islander and East Timor
More Pacific Islanders, East Timorese can apply for work on Australian farms
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Seasonal Worker Programme expanded to take more Pacific Islander and East Timorese workers for livestock and grain farms Photo: Pacific Islanders and East Timorese will be able to apply for work on Australian livestock, grain and mixed farms after... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Demand for engineers will intensifyNot enough engineering students to meet future demands: Boeing | DailyTelegraph
Demand for engineers will intensify
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Not enough engineering students to meet future demands: Boeing | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Boeing Defence Australia human resources director Melissa... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Demand for engineers will intensifyBoeing Defence Australia human resources director Melissa Davidson, chief engin
Demand for engineers will intensify
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Boeing Defence Australia human resources director Melissa Davidson, chief engineer Kathryn Burr and systems engineer Alex Bowen-Rotsaert. Picture: Jono Searle. BOEING is on a hiring spree with its sights set on engineers. This year, the aerospace... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Seifert, Torkelson list top 5 prioritiesLGA level is No. 1 By Fritz Busch Staff Writer SLEEPY EYE - Coalition of Gre
Seifert, Torkelson list top 5 priorities
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 5 days ago
LGA level is No. 1 By Fritz Busch Staff Writer SLEEPY EYE - Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) lobbyist Marty Seifert and District 16B Rep. Paul Torkelson (R-Hanska) discussed 2016 legislative priorities with area city officials in the... Read more
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The Hindu
Luck smiles on some at job fair for flood-hitSelva Kumar was thrust repeatedly into the limelight, sometimes quite literally
Luck smiles on some at job fair for flood-hit
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Selva Kumar was thrust repeatedly into the limelight, sometimes quite literally, on Saturday. The local MP and MLA wanted to be seen with him on television. Grassroots AIADMK workers made sure he stood first in the queue when it was time for him to... Read more
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Washington City Paper
D.C.’s Summer Youth Employment Program Expands, But Questions RemainOn Tuesday, the D.C. Council's 13 members unanimously voted to extend the Mario
D.C.’s Summer Youth Employment Program Expands, But Questions Remain
Washington City Paper / Posted 7 days ago
On Tuesday, the D.C. Council's 13 members unanimously voted to extend the Marion S. Barry Summer Youth Employment program, a work-readiness initiative, for another two years—but not without concerns. When permanently expanding the program to cover... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Freeport workforce survey results indicate multiple barriers for job-seekers Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:03 PM FREEPORT — A centralized location for regiona
Freeport workforce survey results indicate multiple barriers for job-seekers
The Journal-Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 5:03 PM FREEPORT — A centralized location for regional job postings may be one solution that comes out of a workforce survey conducted from... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Chicago job growth drops off at end of 2015Job growth in the city of Chicago sharply tailed off toward the end of last yea
Chicago job growth drops off at end of 2015
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 8 days ago
Job growth in the city of Chicago sharply tailed off toward the end of last year, undermining one of the few even semi-perky areas in the state of Illinois' economy and potentially causing a little more heartburn for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. According to... Read more
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Columbia Star
City Snippets | February 5, 2016Barbecue at Crosshill Market Midwood Smokehouse, a barbecue franchise based in
City Snippets | February 5, 2016
Columbia Star / Posted 8 days ago
Barbecue at Crosshill Market Midwood Smokehouse, a barbecue franchise based in Charlotte, has opened a new restaurant at Crosshill Market shopping center in the former American Roadside Burgers location. Midwood features Carolina pork with an... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New drive to register illegal labourMigrant workers at a fishery boat in Samut Sakhon show their card to prove that
New drive to register illegal labour
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
Migrant workers at a fishery boat in Samut Sakhon show their card to prove that they are working legally during an inspection in September 2015. (Bangkok Post file photo) The Labour Ministry is preparing to document illegal migrant workers... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Winnebago and Boone Counties unemployment rates go upWinnebago and Boone Counties have the second highest unemployment rate in the s
Winnebago and Boone Counties unemployment rates go up
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 10 days ago
Winnebago and Boone Counties have the second highest unemployment rate in the state according to state labor statistics. 13 News Digs Deeper into this problem to find what solutions are already in the works. The number is up--unemployment rates in... Read more
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Business Wire
maurices Announces Tenant for New Headquarters BuildingDULUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--maurices announced today that it has secured a
maurices Announces Tenant for New Headquarters Building
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
DULUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--maurices announced today that it has secured a tenant for its new maurices Headquarters building, located at 425 West Superior Street in downtown Duluth. Minnesota Power Employees Credit Union (MPECU) will open a new... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt tackles Thais illegally working abroadThai embassy staff gather and counsel overseas workers overseas like these in S
Govt tackles Thais illegally working abroad
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 12 days ago
Thai embassy staff gather and counsel overseas workers overseas like these in Singapore, but illegal workers often try to remain underground. (Photo courtesy Ministry of Foreign Affairs) The Department of Employment is aiming to tackle the growing... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Food stamp cutoff concerns advocates for poor in Miss.JACKSON -- With 75,000 Mississippians at risk of losing food stamp benefits on
Food stamp cutoff concerns advocates for poor in Miss.
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
JACKSON -- With 75,000 Mississippians at risk of losing food stamp benefits on March 30 if they don't find work or training, social service providers fear an influx of hungry people in what's already the hungriest state in the nation. Gov. Phil... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois unemployment up in most metro areasCHICAGO -- Unemployment numbers went up across the state in December. The Illi
Illinois unemployment up in most metro areas
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 14 days ago
CHICAGO -- Unemployment numbers went up across the state in December. The Illinois Department of Employment Security reports that the state's unemployment rate went up to 5.9 percent last month. That is up a tenth of a percent from a year ago. In... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Political NewsletterTerms of the contract could not be determined, but the “pension pick-up,” in wh
Political Newsletter
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 14 days ago
Terms of the contract could not be determined, but the “pension pick-up,” in which CPS pays most of employees' share of the contribution to the retirement fund, would be phased out. The so-called steps-and-lanes structure for pay increases would be... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Region’s jobless rate lowest in 10 yearsTUPELO – Even with an increase in the unemployment rate in December, the overal
Region’s jobless rate lowest in 10 years
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
TUPELO – Even with an increase in the unemployment rate in December, the overall jobless rate for all of Northeast Mississippi in 2015 was 6.5 percent. That’s the lowest rate in the 10 years the Daily Journal has compiled the figures, with... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Job Fair Slated for Meridian Feb. 4Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Win Job Center helped job seekers prepare to make
Job Fair Slated for Meridian Feb. 4
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 15 days ago
Meridian, Miss. The Meridian Win Job Center helped job seekers prepare to make the most of their opportunities as a job fair approaches. People interested in making a good impression got advice Thursday on writing a resume, dressing for success, and... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Unemployment in Rockford area inched higher in DecemberThe Illinois Department of Employment Security says the Rockford area unemploym
Unemployment in Rockford area inched higher in December
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 15 days ago
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the Rockford area unemployment rate for December stood at 7.2% In December of 2014 it was 6.9% The metropolitan area also lost 300 jobs in the past year, going from 152,300 in December 2014 to... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areasCHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropol
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areas
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropolitan areas during December and six of the regions reported having fewer jobs available. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Unemployment rate up in many Illinois metro areasUnemployment rates increased in 11 Illinois metro areas compared to a year ago,
Unemployment rate up in many Illinois metro areas
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Unemployment rates increased in 11 Illinois metro areas compared to a year ago, according to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Illinois took another hit on jobs, and many... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areasCHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropol
December jobless rates up in most Illinois metro areas
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 15 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Unemployment increased in all but three of Illinois' 14 metropolitan areas during December and six of the regions reported having fewer jobs available. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner's economic numbers add up — if you ignore margin of errorGov. Bruce Rauner attempted to bolster support for his "turnaround agenda" Wedn
Rauner's economic numbers add up — if you ignore margin of error
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner attempted to bolster support for his "turnaround agenda" Wednesday by littering his State of the State speech with claims about the perilous condition of the Illinois economy — but did the numbers behind his claims add up? A fact... Read more
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