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Job Losses

(AP Graphic)

Joliet Area Steel Plant Closing To Cost 110 Jobs

The Gerdau steel plant, once owned by Sheffield Steel, originally started in the 1860s as a horseshoe factory. The plant produces steel “flats and squares” used by manufacturers, fabricators and cold finishers in their products.

11/14/2013

(AP Graphic)

Illinois Unemployment Holds At 9.5 Percent

Job losses were widespread across a range of different types of employers, and indicated that two previous months of increases weren’t a fluke, one economist said.

04/18/2013

Unemployment Line

Unemployment Rate Inches Up In Illinois

The unemployment rate in Illinois inched up in October, and is now more than 1 percent higher than the national average.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2011