WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – In a surprising bit of good news, employment rose in January by 467,000, higher than many economists’ expectations, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics report Friday. The report said the economy has recovered 19.1 ...

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 ...

(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) – 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 ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. —In your business news, we’re learning more people are going back to work, and more jobs are available in Jackson and Josephine counties. Regional Economist Guy Tauer says we’re seeing signs of job growth over the last ...

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 ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — Many restaurants across the Rogue Valley are struggling to stay afloat, with some closing or scaling back hours due to nationwide staffing shortages. BricktownE Brewing Company in downtown Medford, permanently closed its doors last Friday. In ...

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 ...

(NBC) – The U.S. jobs market is improving, slightly, according to the Labor Department. 406,000 people filed for first-time unemployment claims last week. This is well above the norms before the pandemic crisis began, but these numbers represent the closest ...

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