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Navistar Halts Creation of Manufacturing Jobs in Illinois

Posted on May 26, 2010

A new move by Navistar could create thousands of manufacturing jobs in Illinois, but the company is hesitant to set up shop. Navistar International Corp. has decided to scrap plans for a new corporate headquarters in west suburban Lisle, saying local opposition to the project is “jeopardizing our image.” According to the Chicago Tribune, the […]

Businesses Cutting Fewer Illinois Jobs

Posted on May 11, 2010

Employers announced plans to cut 1,413 jobs in April, which will allow many residents to hold on to Illinois jobs (click here). This is considered a major improvement over the 10,329 that were announced in March amid sharp cuts from school systems. Illinois unemployment increased sharply in March. The number was also down more than […]

Bill Could Save Illinois Law Enforcement Jobs

Posted on May 6, 2010

A bill on Governor Pat Quinn’s desk could generate enough money to save Illinois law enforcement jobs. According to Representative Jim Sacia, the bill would allow Illinois State Police to get a portion of fines assessed when someone pleads guilty and pays a traffic ticket written by their troopers. Currently, 44% of the fine you […]

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