Contradictions Between Iowa, Illinois Show Uneven Employment
By: Mike Moen, WNIJ
June 6, 2013
On Friday, the Labor Department will release May jobs data, giving economists a better read on the national labor market. But this much they already know: Unemployment is very uneven, with some states still running nearly double-digit unemployment rates and others hitting full employment. The contrast is especially great between booming Iowa and hard-hit Illinois.
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