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709,000 Seek US Jobless Aid As Pandemic Escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, a…

Unemployment Drops To 6.9%, Solid 638,000 Jobs Added

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 638,000 jobs in October, a solid pace though far fewer than…

Nike Says Oregon HQ Layoffs Will Reach 700 By January

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nike said Monday it expects to eliminate 700 jobs at its Oregon headquarters…

US Layoffs Remain Elevated As 837,000 Seek Jobless Aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000…

The Latest Oregon Economic Forecast Made Simple

PORTLAND, Ore.– The forecast for this quarter was much more upbeat than what we heard in May. …

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.4% Even As Hiring Slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell sharply in August to 8.4% from 10.2% even as…

Jobless Claims Fall To 881,000 As Layoffs Continue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a still-elevated 881,000…

Unemployment Update: Oregon’s Recession And Slow Economic Recovery Is Still A Crisis For Many Struggling In The State

Portland, Ore. – This Covid Economic Recession and slow recovery is still a very real crisis for…

U.S. Adds 1.8 Million Jobs In Sign That Hiring Has Slowed

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains…

1.2 Million Seek Jobless Aid After $600 Federal Checks End

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits last week, evidence that…



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