Friday, April 17, 2009

Illinois' unemployment rate at 9.1% in March 2009

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The State of Illinois has posted a 9.1% unemployment rate for March 2009---This is up a half percentage point from February's 8.6%---And the bls has restated the entire prior 12 months (some up, some down, some the same).

This unemployment rate is worse than the national average (8.5%) and the worst that Illinois has seen about a quarter of a century.

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