Unemployment Claims Reaching Historic Low in Illinois

Unemployment Claims Reaching Historic Low in Illinois

(IOCI RADIO) – Unemployment claims are reaching lows in Illinois.

The number of people continuing to certify for benefits has hit a historic low of a little over 65,000, Illinois Department of Employment Security Director Kristin Richards said.

Richards said job growth in the manufacturing, transportation and warehousing, professional, technical and business services sectors has exceeded pre-pandemic levels.