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  • Labor Force Declines Fourth Straight Month


  • Press Release: The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate in August decreased -0.3 percentage points to 5.5 percent and nonfarm payrolls decreased, based on preliminary data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and IDES. The decrease in Illinois unemployment rate is largely due to a decline in the labor force.

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Language(s): EN-English

Volume or Year: 2016
Number or Issue: September 15

Date Created: 09-15-2016
Date Last Modified: 09-15-2016

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