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Chicago Tribune
Illinois reports job losses in June; unemployment rate drops as labor force shrinksreport on the state's U-6 rate comes out next week. In an effort to speed the
Illinois reports job losses in June; unemployment rate drops as labor force shrinks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
report on the state's U-6 rate comes out next week. In an effort to speed the process of getting people back to work, the Employment Security Department this week started requiring applicants for unemployment insurance to post a resume on its job... Read more
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The Columbian
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percentits unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percent
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
its unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month. Numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department show that while private sector employment increased by roughly 1,000 jobs during that... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percentits unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percent
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
its unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month. Numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department show that while private sector employment increased by roughly 1,000 jobs during that... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
State unemployment at 5.8 percent for seventh month in a rowWashington state’s unemployment rate remained at 5.8 percent last month, for th
State unemployment at 5.8 percent for seventh month in a row
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Washington state’s unemployment rate remained at 5.8 percent last month, for the seventh month in a row, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD). The state’s stagnant rate is partially due to a net loss of 500 jobs in the month of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percentits unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percent
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
its unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month. Numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department show that while private sector employment increased by roughly 1,000 jobs during that... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle metro area’s jobless rate shrinks a bitsix months and 0.2 percent higher than its rate in June of last year, according
Seattle metro area’s jobless rate shrinks a bit
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
six months and 0.2 percent higher than its rate in June of last year, according to seasonally adjusted figures from the Employment Security Department. However, nonfarm employment in the state fell for the first time since last September, with... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Monday Memo: Week includes some big earnings reports and an IPOwww.microsoft.com/en-us/investor. WEDNESDAY: June jobs data for Washington and
Monday Memo: Week includes some big earnings reports and an IPO
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
www.microsoft.com/en-us/investor. WEDNESDAY: June jobs data for Washington and the Seattle area is released by the state Employment Security Department. THURSDAY: Starbucks reports its third-quarter financial results. The coffee retailer’s... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Aerospace supplier Triumph cutting 99 jobs in Everettoff 99 employees at its Everett structures facility effective September 30, acc
Aerospace supplier Triumph cutting 99 jobs in Everett
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
off 99 employees at its Everett structures facility effective September 30, according to information filed with the state Employment Security Department. Triumph, based in Berwyn, Penn.,was a major supplier of fuselage panels for Boeing 747s. In... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Washington’s average wage tops $56,000 in 2015The state’s average annual wage grew by 2.6 percent in 2015 to $56,273, accordi
Washington’s average wage tops $56,000 in 2015
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 16 days ago
The state’s average annual wage grew by 2.6 percent in 2015 to $56,273, according to Employment Security Department. The average weekly wage rose from $1,054 in 2014 to $1,082 in 2015. Much of the increase, the department said, was driven by a 5.9... Read more
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The Columbian
Explosive local rent increases far exceed growth in incomeslittle over $45,300 annually. Projecting incomes is tricky, said regional econ
Explosive local rent increases far exceed growth in incomes
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
little over $45,300 annually. Projecting incomes is tricky, said regional economist Scott Bailey, who works for the state Employment Security Department. While Clark County has been attracting higher-wage jobs, incumbent workers and lower-wage... Read more
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The Columbian
State wage numbers: pay lags housing costsrose an average of 2.6 percent among all workers in 2015, down from a growth ra
State wage numbers: pay lags housing costs
The Columbian / Posted 19 days ago
rose an average of 2.6 percent among all workers in 2015, down from a growth rate of 4.2 percent a year earlier, the state Employment Security Department reported Friday. It’s also lower than the wage growth reported in 2012 (3.4 percent) and 2011... Read more
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The Seattle Times
New state wage numbers show pay lags way behind housing costsrose an average of 2.6 percent among all workers in 2015, down from a growth ra
New state wage numbers show pay lags way behind housing costs
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
rose an average of 2.6 percent among all workers in 2015, down from a growth rate of 4.2 percent a year earlier, the state Employment Security Department reported Friday. It’s also lower than the wage growth reported in 2012 (3.4 percent) and 2011... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Washington's average wage grew in 2015OLYMPIA, Wash --- According to the state Employment Security Department, Washin
Washington's average wage grew in 2015
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 22 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash --- According to the state Employment Security Department, Washington’s average wage grew by 2.6 percent. Officials said the average wage in the state in 2015 was $56,273. Officials said much of the increase was driven by a 5.9... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County fee waivers analyzedClark County’s employment gains outpace metro-area averages, according to regio
Clark County fee waivers analyzed
The Columbian / Posted 24 days ago
Clark County’s employment gains outpace metro-area averages, according to regional economist Scott Bailey with the state Employment Security Department. But it’s unclear what impact, if any, the fee waiver had in attracting new business and jobs... Read more
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Everett Herald
Master Marine offering new boat lines in Mount VernonConservation District and the fairgrounds. Snohomish County unemployment rate
Master Marine offering new boat lines in Mount Vernon
Everett Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Conservation District and the fairgrounds. Snohomish County unemployment rate remains one of lowest in stateThe state Employment Security Department reported that Snohomish County's unemployment rate for April 2016 was 4.4 percent, and... Read more

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