Monday, December 15, 2008

Illinois Unemployment Rate Statistic of the day

As you can see in the chart below the unemployment rate for the state of Illinois has jumped by 200bps in the past year to 7.3%.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for the "Chicago-Naperville-Joliet" area was slightly lower than that of the entire state at 6.9% in October-2008.

If you're unemployed in the state of Illinois, you should check out for up-to-date information on how to file for unemployment insurance.

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