Stories tagged: jobless rate
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Oregon shed jobs for the second month in the row, but its unemployment rate was essentially unchanged.
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Montana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.9 percent in July.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign of the job market appears to be increasingly secure for workers.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Just 223,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, fewest in nearly 44 years.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Washington state added an estimated 8,700 jobs last month and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 11:13 a.m.
OLYMPIA – Washington added more than 11,000 new jobs from March to April, but the state’s unemployment rate continues to hover at 5.8 percent
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 5:17 p.m.
WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid barely rose last week and the average level of applications in the past month fell to a 42-year low. The …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2013
OLYMPIA – Washington’s unemployment rate increased slightly for the second straight month even as the state added an estimated 5,300 jobs from July to August, officials with the Employment Security …
Thu., April 18, 2013
Washington’s jobless rate in March fell to 7.3 percent, the lowest monthly rate since December 2008. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been stuck at 7.5 percent for the …
Thu., March 21, 2013
Washington’s statewide jobless rate in February remained 7.5 percent, the third month in a row at that level, the Employment Security Department reported Wednesday. Overall, the state added roughly 4,000 …
Wed., Jan. 16, 2013, 10:40 a.m.
Washington’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.6 percent in December, the lowest since 2008. But state Employment Security Department economists said that drop, from 7.7 percent in November, is due to …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2012
OLYMPIA – Washington state’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.6 percent in August, and the state saw a net loss of 1,100 jobs from the previous month, officials announced Wednesday. …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2012, 10:55 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington state’s unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.6 percent in August, and the state saw a net loss of 1,100 jobs from the previous month.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2012, 11:11 a.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington state gained 5,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate still increased slightly to 8.5 percent, state officials announced today.
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
New employment numbers show encouraging signs in Spokane County. Total employment in the county jumped by 3,300 people from July to August. In addition, there were 450 more people employed …
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010, 6:29 a.m.
Private employers hired more workers over the past three month than first thought, lifting hopes for the weak economy. But the unemployment rate rose in August for the first time …
Fri., July 3, 2009
Seasonally adjusted unemployment in Idaho rose half a percentage point in June, to 8.3 percent. It’s the highest jobless rate since October 1983, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. …
Thu., July 2, 2009, 9:18 a.m.
Employers cut a larger-than-expected 467,000 jobs in June, driving the unemployment rate up to a 26-year high of 9.5 percent, suggesting that the economy’s road to recovery will be bumpy.