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The Columbian
State jobless rate steady at 5.3% in JulyOLYMPIA — Washington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding
State jobless rate steady at 5.3% in July
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
OLYMPIA — Washington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said Wednesday. The latest report from the state's Employment Security Department shows that the jobless rate was... Read more
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Everett Herald
Everett-area unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 3:13 p.m. OLYMPIA — Washington state'
Everett-area unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percent
Everett Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 3:13 p.m. OLYMPIA — Washington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
State unemployment rate steady at 5.3 percent in July OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in
State unemployment rate steady at 5.3 percent in July
KOMO Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said Wednesday. The latest report from the... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
July unemployment rate stays at 5.3 percentWashington state’s unemployment rate went unchanged during the month of July, d
July unemployment rate stays at 5.3 percent
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Washington state’s unemployment rate went unchanged during the month of July, due to modest job growth. The state’s 5.3 percent rate matches the national rate of unemployment. The July Monthly Employment Report from the state Employment Security... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Police diversity, political predictions, fair funIf you were away for the weekend, catch up with these stories. Sgt. Dave Hende
Morning Press: Police diversity, political predictions, fair fun
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
If you were away for the weekend, catch up with these stories. Sgt. Dave Henderson speaks with Frankie Cordova about job opportunities at Vancouver Police Department at a recent Hispanic Job Fair in Portland. Henderson is in charge of the agency's... Read more
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The Columbian
Commuter trend heading north into VancouverPeople tend to think of the daily migration from Clark County to greater Portla
Commuter trend heading north into Vancouver
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
People tend to think of the daily migration from Clark County to greater Portland as a one-way street. Tens of thousands of Washington residents head to jobs in Oregon each morning, then return home in the evening. New U.S. Census Bureau data... Read more
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The Columbian
Jobs News EncouragingThere will the new jobs be in the coming years? A new forecast by the state's E
Jobs News Encouraging
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
There will the new jobs be in the coming years? A new forecast by the state's Employment Security Department is full of interesting predictions. First, the good news. A lot of those jobs will be in Southwest Washington. We lagged the state during... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Kitsap job market on the reboundBREMERTON — Employers like to take their time choosing new employees. Time is
Kitsap job market on the rebound
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
BREMERTON — Employers like to take their time choosing new employees. Time is a luxury few can afford this year. With more companies hiring, competition for new hires is picking up in Kitsap County, said Kathryn Townsend, client relations manager... Read more
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The Columbian
Clark County Half-Yearly Economic Report: Jobs up, housing tightThe first six months of 2015 have been a fabulous time to find a job in Clark C
Clark County Half-Yearly Economic Report: Jobs up, housing tight
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
The first six months of 2015 have been a fabulous time to find a job in Clark County, with steady job growth that mostly beats the state and regional averages and exceeds the forecast of state economists in nearly every employment category. "It's... Read more

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