The nation's unemployment rate stayed fixed at a six-year low of 5.8 percent in November, and 321,000 jobs were added to the economy.
The unemployment rate in Illinois stayed fixed a 6.6 percent in October, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
The nation's unemployment rate ticked down to 5.8 percent in October, reaching a six-year low, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Illinois' unemployment rate dropped for the seventh straight month in September, falling to 6.6 percent, the state's employment security department announced Friday.
The nation's unemployment rate ticked down to 5.9 percent in September and the economy added 248,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The nation's unemployment rate ticked down to 6.1 percent in August and the economy added 142,000 jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
For the second consecutive month, the May unemployment rate ticked down in all 12 Illinois metro areas, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced Thursday.
Employers in the state are set to lay off some 300 workers over the next few months, according to recent filings with Illinois regulators.
The rich are becoming richer in the U.S., and the rest are mostly not. It's a trend that emerged over the course of four decades and has become particularly pronounced in recent years.