FULTON COUNTY — With an estimated population of 32,870, five of Fulton County's largest employers are either adding staff or looking to fill vacancies, but none are forecasting reductions in staff.
1. Graham Medical System-742 employees.
“With the addition of our Galesburg and Macomb Graham Medical Group Clinics and the opening of our new Convenient Care in Canton we will be adding staff,” said Alesia Shaw, Director of Marketing & Foundation.
2.Canton Union School District #66-505 employees between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022
“This includes part-time staff and substitutes,” said Natalie Vohland, Payroll Specialist and Bookkeeper.
3. Illinois River Correctional Center-425 employees
They are currently planning to hire security guards.
4. Fulton County-241 employees
Fulton County Clerk, Patrick O’Brian said there isn’t any talk of reduction in staff at this time.
5.Spoon River College-200 employees (approximately) 200 employees
This includes employees between campuses in Canton and Macomb as well as at the Havana and Rushville Centers.
While there aren’t any newly created positions, nor any reductions planned, there are several vacancies.
This article originally appeared on Canton Daily Ledger: Fulton County's five largest employers