SOUTHERN OREGON, —WorkSource Oregon and the Oregon Employment Department are working to fill the urgent need for health care workers statewide. It hosted its “Hiring Heroes in Healthcare” virtual event Wednesday, to help get job seekers connected to employers. 50 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Rogue Valley saw an increase in employment in March. According to the Oregon Employment Department, Jackson County saw an increase of over 1,700 jobs in March. In Josephine County, there was an increase of nearly 300 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —Oregon added over 20,000 jobs in the month of March. The Oregon Employment Department says employment rose by 20,100 jobs last month. This is Oregon’s largest monthly gain since July. The industry that added the most jobs was, ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two days before Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s 2-week freeze begins, experts say they expect unemployment numbers to rise. The state said last week it was expecting an influx of unemployment claims after the freeze begins. As of ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Employment levels in the Rogue Valley are slowly recovering from the effects of the pandemic. The Jackson County unemployment rate fell from 11.6 percent in June to 10.4 percent in July, according to recent Oregon Employment Department ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Oregon is no exception to the massive unemployment numbers. Last week, the Oregon Employment Department recorded an additional 53,800 claims for unemployment. That’s on top of another 243,000. Areas affected the most have been hotels and restaurants but ...

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — 10 years after the Great Recession, job markets like construction are still trying to catch up. Josephine County is one of them. While Josephine County has seen some job growth across multiple industries, construction employment is ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A career company called Zippia put out a study that shows Grants Pass ranks the fourth worst job market for a metropolitan city. The study surveyed 386 different metro areas, ranking them based on wage change, ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Businesses across Oregon are gearing up for the next minimum wage increase starting July 1. The standard wage rate will affect both Jackson and Josephine County where minimum wage will bump up from $10.25 to $10.75 an hour. ...

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