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SLOW JOB GROWTH AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS BEING FELT IN ILLINOIS.

THE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE TO NINE POINT NINE PERCENT IN AUGUST. THAT’S UP FROM NINE POINT FIVE PERCENT IN JULY…AND IN PART…A REFLECTION OF WHAT’S GOING ON NATIONALLY SAYS ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SPOKESPERSON GREG RIVARA.

[audio:JOBS.mp3]A Word From Rivara[/audio]

ILLINOIS ADDED 31-HUNDRED JOBS LAST MONTH…ESPECIALLY IN THE CONSTRUCTION…TRADE, TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITIES…AND OTHER SERVICES SECTORS.

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