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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…

Nike’s Layoffs In Oregon Will Total At Least 500

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nike has filed documents with the state of Oregon that show its recently…

Coronavirus Sends Jobless Claims Up For First Time Since March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The viral pandemic’s resurgence caused the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits to rise…

Number of Laid-Off Workers Seeking Jobless Aid Stuck at 1.3M

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last…

$500 Relief Checks OK’d For Oregonians Waiting For Unemployment Benefits

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon legislative committee on Tuesday unanimously approved the distribution of one-time $500…

U.S. Economy May Be Stalling Out As Viral Outbreak Worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is stumbling as the viral outbreak intensifies, threatening to slow hiring…

U.S. Adds 4.8 Million Jobs As Unemployment Falls To 11.1%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate…

U.S. Consumer Spending Up 8.2%, Partly Erasing Record Plunge

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers increased their spending by a sharp 8.2% in May, partly erasing record…



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