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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…

New Jobs Numbers Announced For Portland Metro Area

Portland, Ore. – Some good job news in Portland. The Metro area’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.9…

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…

Washington Sees Decrease In Unemployment Claims

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Washington state saw a decrease in both new weekly and total claims for…

Justices Rule LGBT People Protected From Job Discrimination

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people…



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