January Unemployment Rate Down in All Illinois Metro Areas

January Unemployment Rate Down in All Illinois Metro Areas

(IOCI RADIO) – The January unemployment rate was down in all 14 Illinois metro areas.

For 10 months in a row, the jobless rate has declined in Metropolitan areas, compared to year-ago levels. Additionally, Illinois Department of Employment Security Acting Director Kristin Richards said jobs were added around the state.

Champaign-Urbana lost 200 jobs in January and Kankakee remained stagnant compared to January 2021.

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