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THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE IS DOWN AND JOBS ARE UP ACCORDING TO THE OCTOBER REPORT FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
 
THE STATE JOBLESS RATE DROPPED TO FOUR POINT NINE PERCENT LAST MONTH…DOWN FROM FIVE PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER. I-D-E-S SPOKESPERSON BOB GOUGH (goff) SAYS THERE WAS ALSO AN INCREASE OF 34 HUNDRED JOBS IN OCTOBER.
 
 
GOUGH (goff) SAYS IT’S A GOOD SIGN.
 
 
JOB DECLINES WERE SEEN IN CONSTRUCTION AND GOVERNMENT. THE NATIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR OCTOBER CAME IN AT FOUR POINT ONE PERCENT.

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