Stories tagged: unemployement
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
U.S. job market looks solid eight years after recession ended
Exactly eight years after the Great Recession ended, the U.S. job market has settled into a sweet spot of steadily solid growth.
Tue., May 21, 2013, 11:31 a.m.
Spokane County jobless rate falls to 7.7%
The unemployment rate in Spokane County was 7.7 percent in April, down from 9 percent the previous month, the state Employment Security Department reported today.
Wed., May 15, 2013, 11:35 a.m.
Washington’s jobless rate drops to 7 percent
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7 percent in April, and the state added an estimated 3,800 jobs last month, according to numbers released Wednesday.
Thu., Dec. 9, 2010, 12:03 p.m.
Jobless claims fall, near lowest level of the year
Applications for unemployment benefits dropped last week to the second-lowest level this year, fresh evidence that companies are cutting fewer jobs.
Thu., Feb. 12, 2009
Jobless benefits harder to secure
WASHINGTON – It’s hard enough to lose a job. But for a growing proportion of U.S. workers, the troubles really set in when they apply for unemployment benefits. More than …