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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2011
Wed., Oct. 19, 2011, 2:49 p.m.
Washington's September jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percent to 9.1 percent, said the Employment Security Department on Wednesday. Even so, the slight drop is accompanied by the loss of 18,400 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis. Construction lost the most in the past month,...
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011
Wed., June 15, 2011, 2:42 p.m.
While the most recent monthly jobless numbers from Washington are not whoop-worthy, the economy is not totally in the tank. The post below summarizes the key data, including that Washington state lost a net 700 jobs in May. Still, the May 2011 unemployment rate is...
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
Wed., April 13, 2011, 10:04 a.m.
Washington's unemployment rate climbed in March despite a gain of 1,110 jobs, the Employment Security Department said today. The March unemployment rate was 9.2 percent, a notch higher than the 9.1 percent reported for February. The biggest job gains were in business and professional services,...
TUESDAY, AUG. 17, 2010
Tue., Aug. 17, 2010, 4:22 p.m.
Today, the monthly jobless totals came out, and Spokane County’s July unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.6 percent. Notably, the 8.6 percent is identical to what it was in July 2009.Among other notable findings, reported by Washington Employment Security regional labor economist Doug Tweedy:The county’s...
The Spokesman-Review business team follows economic development in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.