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Chicago Tribune
area jobless rate drops to 6.1 percentThe Chicago metro area's unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in July, from 7.
area jobless rate drops to 6.1 percent
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Chicago metro area's unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent in July, from 7.4 percent a year ago, marking the 17th consecutive month in which the jobless rate fell in every metro area across the state. Yet, "we are still concerned that the... Read more
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Northwest Herald
McHenry County unemployment again drops in JulyAll 102 counties in Illinois experienced a year-over-year unemployment drop in
McHenry County unemployment again drops in July
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
All 102 counties in Illinois experienced a year-over-year unemployment drop in July for the 15th time in the last 16 months, as rates fell in every metro area for the 17th consecutive month, Jeff Mays, Illinois Department of Employment Security... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Demand steady at McHenry County food pantries despite rebounding economyFor two hours people filter in wearing uniforms, nurses scrubs or other work cl
Demand steady at McHenry County food pantries despite rebounding economy
Northwest Herald / Posted 7 days ago
For two hours people filter in wearing uniforms, nurses scrubs or other work clothes to collect their monthly allotment of groceries from the food pantry. Despite the apparent economic recovery, local food pantry leaders say they have not seen a... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Semester starts at Kish College"So far, so good," Khamissi said on her first day of class at the community col
Semester starts at Kish College
Daily Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
"So far, so good," Khamissi said on her first day of class at the community college on Monday. "I know where everything (is). Nothing new, teachers are familiar." The parking lot was filled with cars and the hallways and cafeteria bustled with... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in JulyThe Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly rep
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in July
Daily Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on unemployment that the jobless rate fell from 5.9 percent in June. The federal government said earlier this month that the national unemployment rate was 5.3 percent... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in JulyThe Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly rep
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in July
SaukValley.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on unemployment that the jobless rate fell from 5.9 percent in June. The federal government said earlier this month that the national unemployment rate was 5.3 percent... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in JulyCHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in July
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5.8 percent. That's the lowest unemployment rate the state has seen since 2008. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in JulyIllinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5.8 percent. Tha
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in July
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 13 days ago
Illinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5.8 percent. That's the lowest unemployment rate the state has seen since 2008. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on unemployment that... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in JulyCHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5
Illinois unemployment rate falls to 5.8 percent in July
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 13 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Illinois' unemployment rate continued to fall in July, hitting 5.8 percent. That's the lowest unemployment rate the state has seen since 2008. The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on... Read more
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SaukValley.com
LaVonne A. CollotonShe was born April 20, 1931, in Rockford, the daughter of Veda and Charles E. A
LaVonne A. Colloton
SaukValley.com / Posted 17 days ago
She was born April 20, 1931, in Rockford, the daughter of Veda and Charles E. Anderson. She married John Colloton in October 1949. She was employed at the Illinois Department of Employment Security from 1975 until her retirement Dec. 31, 2004. She... Read more
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Daily Herald
Elgin unemployment office closing next weekAfter a lengthy anticipation, Elgin's unemployment office will close Aug. 20, o
Elgin unemployment office closing next week
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
After a lengthy anticipation, Elgin's unemployment office will close Aug. 20, officials said. The Illinois Department of Employment Security office at 30 DuPage Court is being consolidated with the North Aurora location, said department spokeswoman... Read more
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SaukValley.com
EDITORIAL: Silver lining in SVCC enrollment statisticsOh, that's bad, some might say. But no, that can also be seen as good. It cou
EDITORIAL: Silver lining in SVCC enrollment statistics
SaukValley.com / Posted 1 months ago
Oh, that's bad, some might say. But no, that can also be seen as good. It could mean fewer unemployed people are out there, taking classes to improve their work skills while they hunt for new jobs. Indeed, recent jobless rates for the Sauk Valley... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
New law gives veterans preference in private hiringGov. Bruce Rauner signed the Veterans Preference in Private Employment Act into
New law gives veterans preference in private hiring
Daily Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Veterans Preference in Private Employment Act into law this week. It gives private companies the opportunity to follow suit with the public sector and establish a preference for hiring military veterans. They may do that,... Read more

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