Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

March 31, 2015 8:23 PM

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The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in February. It was the 12th straight month of across-the-board improvement.

The department said Tuesday in its monthly report on the state's metro areas that while nine of the 14 tracked areas added jobs in February, the Peoria, Bloomington, Carbondale-Marion and Quad Cities areas all lost jobs.

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