Illinois Unemployment

    FILE – In this July 2, 2009 file photo, job seekers line up for a career fair in Oak Brook, Ill. On Thursday, July 21, 2011, the Illinois Department of Employment Security said unemployment in Illinois increased to 9.2 percent in June, the second straight month the state jobless rate increased. Officials laid part of the blame on weak consumer confidence they said was hindering the national economy. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)