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Chicago Jobless Rate

Unemployed Action Center Aims To Unite, Assist Jobless Chicagoans

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago chapter of Jobs With Justice debuted a new component to its efforts to organize the jobless yesterday by opening the doors to what the gro...

RACE AND RECESSION: The Racial Divide Among The Unemployed In Illinois

HuffPost Eyes&Ears Local | Samira Said | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit The entire nation is watching and waiting for the economy to solidly rebound, and for job ...

Chicago Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly Month-Over-Month

Crain's Chicago Business | By: MonéE Fields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Unemployment in metropolitan Chicago edged down to 10.3% in November but remained close to a 26-year high....

Chicago Unemployment Hits 9.3 Percent

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Metropolitan Chicago's jobless rate was 9.3% in March, a level not seen in 17 years. The rate jumped from 5.6% the same month last year....

Chicago-Area Jobless Rate Now 6.9%

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The jobless rate for metropolitan Chicago rose in October to 6.9%, according to figures released Wednesday. The Illinois Department of Employment Sec...

Chicago Unemployment Rate Hits 7.5%

Chicago Sun-Times | Francine Knowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The unemployment rate in the Chicago metropolitan area jumped to 7.5 percent in July from 5.4 percent a year earlier, and the area lost 2,700 jobs, th...