Moody`s: High Ill. unemployment rate due to business climate, ed - Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

Moody`s: High Ill. unemployment rate due to business climate, education

Posted: Updated:
CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A new report from Moody's says the poor business climate and education system in Illinois are causing higher unemployment in the state.

The unemployment rate in Illinois now stands at 9.5%. That's almost two points higher than the national average.

Only California and Mississippi have higher unemployment rates.

Many businesses say jobs they do have often go unfilled because applicants simply don't have the job skills or training needed to fill them.

Follow Us!

Share Your Photos & Video

Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices