By Rachel Terry
Advocate News Staff
According to preliminary data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), jobs increased over-the-year in all 14 Illinois metropolitan areas for the month of November. The unemployment rate increased in five metro areas, decreased in four and remained unchanged in five. For more information see the December 30, 2022 edition of The Greenville Advocate.