Peoria Public Radio Staff
Radio Information Service Director
Thu August 22, 2013
Peoria-area yearly unemployment change jumps 1.5 percent
By Alex Rusciano
Also, 3,800 fewer jobs were added last month compared to last July. That’s largely due to a temporary layoff in manufacturing jobs. But more than 1,500 jobs were added in educational-health services compared to the same time last year.