Number Of Jobs Up In Illinois, As Is Unemployment?

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Employment Security reported an upsurge of 9000 jobs in June 2017, while the state’s unemployment figures crept up to 4.7, just above the nation’s average.

Which Illinois employers were hiring in June? The reports:

The three industry sectors with the largest gains in June were professional and business services, leisure and hospitality, and government.

Education and health, construction and financial activities saw the biggest drop.

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