New Oregon Unemployment Numbers Just Released

, Posted: Wed, September 19 2012 at 8:13 AM, Updated: Wed, September 19 2012 at 8:14 AM

Unemployment numbers for Oregon have just been released.

Despite an increase in payroll employment, Oregon seasonally adjusted unemployment rate went up, from 8.7% in July to 8.9% in August.

When compared to the rest of the nation, the state has a higher unemployment rate.

U.S. numbers fell from 8.3% in July to 8.1% in August.

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