SOUTHERN OREGON, —The latest employment numbers are out for August. A regional economist tells us it was a positive month for most industry sectors in southern Oregon. Employment in Jackson County rose 1,280 jobs over the month.  Local education added ...

Author: Anthony Macuk (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — The Oregon Employment Department (OED) struggled with an unprecedented surge in unemployment claims when the pandemic began, leaving some beneficiaries waiting weeks or months for their checks, but a new audit says ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s employment numbers are in and continuing to look up. In May, the state added 6,200 jobs. The largest job gains were seen in leisure and hospitality, growing by 3,200 jobs. In the past year, Oregon payroll ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Employment in the Rogue Valley took a dip in January, according to the latest report from Oregon economists. The State of Oregon Employment Departments said total payroll employment in Jackson County fell by 1,580 jobs in January. ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — Two years ago, the pandemic forced closures and layoffs. Many filed for unemployment for the first time, trying to make ends meet while dealing all the other COVID-related challenges. Now, state economists ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Employers across Oregon are still looking for workers. Wednesday the Oregon Employment Department weighed in. But state economists say it’s not laziness we’re seeing, but the change of expectations that employees have in the workplace. It’s an ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November, a record number in what’s being called the “Great Resignation.” Restaurant and healthcare workers account for much of these numbers. It’s in part a response to job openings ...

(KNTV) A survey of close to one thousand workers by web site “Best Colleges” shows what’s been dubbed “The Great Resignation” is poised to continue next year. More than a third of the respondents said they plan to change, or ...

(CNN) If you are employed, there’s a good chance you’ll get a bigger raise next year. That’s according to the latest wage survey from non-profit research group, the Conference Board. According to the survey, base pay may increase by an ...

(CNN) – Millions of Americans lost their jobs during the COVID pandemic but something else happened, too. Millions more left voluntarily. It’s been called the “Great Resignation.” Kate Santangelo picks up her 7-year-old daughter, Grace, from school. It’s something she’s ...

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