MEDFORD, Ore.- Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 3900 jobs last month. The employment department said in a release that the rise of jobs in December follows a heavy loss of 5,900 jobs in November. December saw the most job gains ...

SOUTHERN OREGON, Ore. – A new report from the Oregon Employment Department projects the Rogue Valley will add 13,000 jobs between 2021 and 2031. That’s an 11 percent increase, which one local economist, Guy Tauer, said is down from the ...

SALEM, Ore. – For the first time since April 2020, Oregon saw its unemployment rate rise. The state’s unemployment rate went up to 3.7%  in August from 3.5% in July. August saw the addition of 9,300 jobs. The largest growth ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

As the federal pandemic unemployment benefits program expires, an estimated 7.5 million families could struggle to make ends meet, according to the Century Foundation, a progressive think tank. NBC News’ Ben Popken explains what’s next for families who received unemployment ...

(CNN) Many Americans are facing a new financial challenge. The helping hand from the U.S. government was aiding millions of households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic came to an end. The first weekend in September is bringing new challenges to ...

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 ...

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