Spokane area jobless rate drops
Sept. 22, 2015 in City
The unemployment rate for Spokane and Washington’s three northeast counties dropped by a half percentage point in August, the latest state figures show.
Spokane jobless rate inches up
Aug. 25, 2015 in City
The Spokane area’s unemployment rate edged up slightly in July to 6.6 percent as schools let out and laid off some staff, the Employment Security Department said.
Spokane County jobless rate steady
July 21, 2015 in City
The unemployment rate for Spokane County remained steady at 6.2 percent in June and most of Eastern Washington continued to lag behind King and Snohomish counties.
Idaho hits record-low unemployment in December
Jan. 23, 2015 in City
Idaho finished 2014 with an unemployment rate of 3.7 percent in December, which represents a seven-year low, according to preliminary state forecasts.
Better economy means layoffs in unemployment office
Aug. 25, 2014 in City
OLYMPIA – Washington’s lower unemployment rate means more jobs in many parts of the economy, but layoffs for the people who help the unemployed.
Idaho jobless rate drops in March
April 20, 2012 in News
Idaho’s March unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent for the first time in 2 ½ years as a record number of state residents found work.