Weather Alert

employment


U.S. Unemployment Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since Pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since…

US employers add a weak 194,000 jobs as delta maintains hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and…

Portland’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.9 Percent

PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland’s unemployment rate dropped from 5.3 percent in July to 4.9 percent in August…

Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Drops For 15th Straight Month

SALEM, Ore. – 20,000 non-farm jobs were added in Oregon in July, “The unemployment rate improved from…

Washington State: Starting July 4th, If You’re Collecting Unemployment, You Must Be Searching For A Job

SEATTLE (AP) – State officials say people in Washington collecting unemployment benefits will again be required to…

Washington State Names New Employment Security Department Commissioner

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Gov. Jay Inslee has named Cami Feek as commissioner of the state’s Employment…

Oregon’s Job Market Stalls In April

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon added just 2,200 jobs in April, keeping the state’s unemployment rate at 6…

Washington State’s Employment Commissioner To Join President’s Administration

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Employment Security Department Commissioner Suzi LeVine, who came under fire for delays in…

COVID-19 Outbreak At Oregon Employment Department Slows Claims

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Officials say an 11-person COVID-19 outbreak at the Wilsonville office of the Oregon…

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…



Connect With Us Listen To Us On