(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 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Good things are in the works at Goodwill, literally. They’re about to launch a new program called GoodWorks, that will allow underserved people to join a 2-month paid internship that will allow them to gain work experience. ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s unemployment rate continues to drop. The Oregon Employment Department said the state’s unemployment rate in October was an unusually low 4.4%, down from 4.7% in September. Among the major industries, leisure and hospitality added over 3,000 ...

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s unemployment rate continues to drop. The Oregon Employment Department said the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in September from 5.0% in August. Last month, 102,000 Oregonians were unemployed. “This is a remarkable improvement from the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNN) – Economists had great expectations for the labor market in September as kids returned to in-person school and millions saw unemployment benefits drop. But for the second straight month, US employers added far fewer jobs than anticipated. ...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (CNN) – Walmart is on the hunt for workers ahead of the holidays. The retail giant says it is planning to hire 150,000 new associates for stores across the U.S. Most will be for permanent, full-time positions. Walmart ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – As Harry & David gears up for an anticipated busy holiday season, they’re announcing they need more help. Harry & David is looking to hire 3,500 workers in Medford. They say they offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, and ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. —The Oregon Employment Department and WorkSource Oregon are working together to help in the state’s economic recovery. 35 WorkSource Oregon centers are now back open for in-person services. They’ve been closed since April 2020, due to the ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – As the economy opens up, leisure and hospitality jobs are on the rise in the Rogue Valley. The Oregon Employment Department said during May, total payroll employment rose by 1,000 jobs in Jackson County and 410 jobs ...

  WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for a fifth straight week to a new pandemic low. According to the U.S. Labor Department’s weekly numbers, jobless claims dropped by 20,000 last week ...