Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — State economists reported this week that Oregon continues to see a strong job market, with many sectors bouncing back from the pandemic. Despite a slight rise in the unemployment rate to 4.5%, ...

Author: Alma McCarty (KGW) OREGON, USA (KGW) — State economists reported this week that Oregon continues to see a strong job market, with many sectors bouncing back from the pandemic. Despite a slight rise in the unemployment rate to 4.5%, ...

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University has received millions of dollars from the National Science Foundation to help close the nation’s gap in cybersecurity employment. The $4.8 million grant, which is part of the NSF’s “CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service” program, ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – There is some good news on the inflation front. According to new data released Thursday, inflation in the United States has eased to 7.7%. That’s down from 8.2% in September and lower than some economists had ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) The jobs market appears to be holding its own. According to the latest numbers from the Labor Department, the jobs picture hasn’t changed much in the last month. Weekly unemployment claims totaled 217,000 for the week ending ...

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 ...

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