More Job Seekers Are Finding What They're Looking For

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 06/19 2014 12:32PM

Updated 06/19 2014 12:33PM

WTVO/WQRF - The state's unemployment reaches its lowest level since November 2008.

The Illinois Dept. of Employment Security reports the state unemployment rate is 7.5%.  Part of the credit goes to job growth in the professional/business services and educational/health services sectors.

First time jobless claims are also 25.5%

The unemployment rate at this time last year ws 9.2%.

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