McHenry County Labor Reports

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 Labor Report 2017 NOW AVAILABLE!

2017 Labor Report FINAL 1

(Click image for your copy of the 2017 McHenry County Labor Report [PDF])

Highlights of this report: 

This document is strictly a snapshot of where McHenry County labor is as of Q3 2017, and is not meant to answer all the questions, but is meant to be a document to further discussion between local Employers, the local Employer Service office (LWIB & MCWN), the local Economic Development office (MCEDC), and education/training providers. 


  • Labor Report looks ahead for a 4 yr range 
  • Labor Report looks at labor issues including:
    • Local industrial makeup/change,
    • Jobs and earnings,
    • UI characteristics,
    • Job openings,
    • WIA Customer attainments,
    • Skills in demand, and more.
  • While the Labor Report identifies basic local demographics, it focuses on local labor and workforce issues.
  • Compares McHenry County jobs and earnings with adjacent Lake and Kane Counties

Workforce Network Services

  • The McHenry County Workforce Network serves local youth, adult job seekers, and dislocated workers with career advising, career readiness and training services.
  • Customer training mirrors local occupation & industry demands.
  • Working and talking with employers to prepare pipeline of workers in demand occupations

Employer Services

  • Identifying local needs and skills gaps that exist to better advise customers and meet local needs, and discuss these needs with training providers.


Report Archive [PDF]:      

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