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Washington Employment Security Department

The statewide unemployment rate in Washington again touched a record low of 4.5 percent in October. That's according to the Washington Employment Security Department, which has been tracking the number since the mid-1970s.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Employment numbers are out for both Washington and Oregon. Since last September, Washington has gained more than 91,000 jobs and Oregon has gained more than 37,000 jobs. 



The largest growth in both states has taken place in the government sector.

Washington Employment Security Department

The statewide unemployment rate for Washington is holding at its record low in the latest jobs report out Wednesday. The state's Employment Security Department pegged the jobless rate in June at 4.5 percent, the same as in May.


Washington Employment Security Department

Washington state employers added 20,000 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis last month according to the latest numbers out Wednesday from the state’s Employment Security Department.

Washington State Department of Employment Security

Washington state's above-average unemployment rate hasn't budged since last December. For July, the state’s Department of Employment Security Wednesday again pegged it at 5.8 percent.

Washington Employment Security Department

The statewide unemployment rate in Washington is not budging despite steady hiring by employers. It's stuck at 5.8 percent in the latest monthly jobs report released Wednesday by the Washington Employment Security Department.

Washington Employment Security Department

The unemployment rate in Washington state held steady at 5.8 percent for the fourth consecutive month in March. But in its latest jobs report out Wednesday, the state employment department reported steady hiring across most of the economy.

Washington Employment Security Department

The state unemployment rate in Washington and Oregon was falling at a steady pace in recent years. But lately it's stuck.

Washington Department of Employment Security

The "steady upward climb" in job creation around the Northwest continues this summer.

Washington State Department of Employment Security

Washington, Idaho and Oregon have all placed in the top ten nationally for job growth over the past year.

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