Posts Tagged: unemployment rate


Illinois unemployment holds steady in April at 6 percent

( KTRS ) Illinois’ unemployment rate remained at 6 percent in April, as the state’s slow economic recovery continued to trail those of nei...

Missouri unemployment rate increases slightly in January

Jefferson City, MO ( KTRS ) Missouri unemployment rate increased slightly in January to 5.5 percent while the state’s nonfarm employment number ...

Missouri Unemployment Rate Dips Again

(Jefferson City, MO) — Missouri’s unemployment rate fell again, dropping another two-tenths of a point to 5.4 percent in December. That is the...

Number Of Applicants For Unemployment Benefits Declines

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level ...

Illinois jobless rate holds steady in October

CHICAGO (AP) – State officials say the Illinois unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in October as private-sector hiring slowed. The Dep...

Missouri jobless rate drops to lowest level in six years

Seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment grew by 2,400 jobs in October and the financial sector employed 1,500 additional people.

Missouri loses jobs, unemployment rate drops

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A new report shows Missouri’s unemployment rate dipped slightly last month while the state lost 3,100 nonfarm j...

Unemployment rate drops in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) – Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ drop in unemployment is a sign that his policies addressing the state’s business climat...

Illinois unemployment rate drops to 7.1%

CHICAGO (AP) – The state Department of Employment Security says Illinois unemployment dropped in June to 7.1 percent. It was the fourth straight...

Missouri’s unemployment rate drops in June

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A new report says Missouri’s unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 6.5 percent from 6.6 percent the month ...