Unemployment has taken another big upward jump in Springfield.
The February jobless rate climbed to 9.2 percent… up four-tenths from January and eight-tenths from February of 2012.
In fact, last month’s unemployment marked the highest February totals since 2010.
The highest jobless rate in the state now belongs to Decatur, which has been hit by manufacturing losses.
Unemployment there in February soared to 13.7 percent.