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THE STATE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPPED SLIGHTLY LAST MONTH.

 

THE JOBLESS RATE FELL FROM SIX POINT FOUR PERCENT IN MAY TO SIX POINT TWO PERCENT IN JUNE, REFLECTING A DECLINE IN THE LABOR FORCE SAYS ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ANALYST RON PAYNE. HE SAYS ABOUT 22-HUNDRED JOBS WERE LOST LAST MONTH.

 

 

 

THERE WAS ALSO A LOSS OF 22 HUNDRED JOBS LAST MONTH…WITH MOST COMING FROM THE EDUCATIONAL AND HEALTH SERVICES SECTOR.

 

 

 

GAINS WERE MADE IN PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS SERVICES AND IN FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES. THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR JUNE CAME IN A FOUR POINT NINE PERCENT.

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