* CBS 2…
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 44,639 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of June 8 in Illinois, according to the DOL’s weekly claims report released Thursday.
While this number is based on advanced estimates, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) will be releasing a final number later Thursday.
There were 1,508,000 new claims filed across the country last week, a decrease of 58,000from the previous week.
The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 44,814 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of June 1 in Illinois.