Illinois is worst state in Midwest for black male employment

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

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Illinois is the worst state in the Midwest for black male unemployment, new data reveals.

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Uber expansion a win-win, experts say

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

Uber is expanding in Chicago, which is good news for fans ridesharing and taxi-alternative companies, experts say.

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Former Rep. Pam Roth talks move from Illinois to Texas

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Illinois, News  /  No Comments

Pam Roth packed her bags and moved to Texas last year. That in itself isn’t unusual. But what makes Roth’s case unusual is that she was a sitting Illinois State representative when she left.

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Illinois’ unemployment rate down, but fewer people working

By   /  September 19, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

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The Prairie State’s unemployment rate dropped again last month, but it might not be because more Illinoisans are working.

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Experts tackle IL’s minority unemployment problem

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

A new study reveals Illinois’ minority residents – especially minority males — are having an especially hard time finding work.

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Illinois has troublesome food stamps to jobs ratio

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  Illinois, Jobs + Growth, News  /  No Comments

Food-stamp enrollment has outpaced job-creation in Illinois by a rate of two-to-one since 2010, a new report says.

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