Latest Jobless Report: Unemployment Down, Jobs Up
(Springfield, IL) — Most cities across the state of Illinois saw their jobless rates fall, and their number of jobs increase once again last month. The Illinois Department of Employment Security released its latest local unemployment report last week. The Quad Cities added the most jobs year-over-year for November, while Springfield and Carbondale were the only cities in the state to lose jobs. Rockford has Illinois’ highest local unemployment rate at nine-point-three percent. The Quad Cities has the lowest jobless rate in downstate Illinois, at three-point-seven percent.
Benjamin Yount/tdw IL)
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