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Oregon cuts 3,800 jobs in September; hospitality hit hard

Oregon shed jobs for the second month in the row, though its unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged, the state Employment Department said Tuesday. Oregon’s nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 3,800 jobs in September, following a revised loss of 7,000 jobs in August, according to the monthly jobs report. The late-summer slowdown came after six months […]
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Oregon employment falls again as economy cools

Oregon shed jobs again in September, the second consecutive decline after six months of rapid gains. Source: Oregon employment falls again as economy cools | OregonLive.com

 State loses more jobs in September as unemployment rate holds steady

Oregon’s economy lost about 3,800 jobs in September, the second month in a row that the number of jobs has fallen in the state. Source: Pamplin Media Group – State loses more jobs in September as unemployment rate holds steady

Oregon loses 3,800 jobs in September; hospitality hit hard

Oregon lost jobs for the second month in a row, though its unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged, the state Employment Department said Tuesday. Source: Oregon loses 3,800 jobs in September; hospitality hit hard | Local | Eugene, Oregon

What Is the Unemployed-to-Job Openings Ratio – Article Display – QualityInfo

In large economies, there are generally more unemployed people than there are job openings. The number of unemployed to number of job openings can be looked at as a ratio that changes along with economic conditions, with a low ratio suggesting a tight labor market. The U.S. unemployed-to-job openings ratio was as high as 8-to-1 […]
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County unemployment creeps up in August

After reaching bottom over the summer, unemployment has crept up over the past few months. Seasonally adjusted unemployment in Clatsop County rose above 4 percent in August, according to the state Employment Department. Unemployment, which reached its lowest realistic level over the summer, has slowly crept up over the past few months, at 3.8 percent […]
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Oregon Workforce and Economic Information: August 2017 Employment and Unemployment in Oregon’s Counties

Benton and Washington counties had Oregon’s lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August at 3.5 percent. Grant County (6.4%) registered the highest rate for the month. Crook (6.1%), Josephine (5.9%), and Curry (5.9%) counties also had some of the highest unemployment rates in the state this month. Nine of Oregon’s counties had unemployment rates at […]
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Jackson County transformer manufacturer will lay off 110

‘ Pacific Crest Transformers said the cuts will take place in November. Pacific Crest Transformers, a Jackson County company that manufactures electrical transformers, has notified Oregon officials that it plans to lay off 110 employees in November. The company says it’s been operating at its site north of Medford for more than 44 years. In […]
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Lane County’s unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent in August

Lane County’s jobless rate climbed for three straight months during the summer, reaching 4.7 percent in August, the state Employment Department said Tuesday. Source: Lane County’s unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent in August | Local | Eugene, Oregon

Oregon Payrolls Dropped 9,500 Jobs in August

  Oregon’s unemployment rate rose to 4.1 percent in August from 3.8 percent in July. The rate remained near its all-time low of 3.6 percent, reached this May. The August jobs report indicates that Oregon’s over-the-year job growth, while strong, has slowed. Between August 2016 and August 2017, payroll employment expanded by 44,600 jobs, or […]
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