WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC) – The April jobs report reaffirmed what people on the street already knew Americans are not returning to work as fast as the government expected them to, calling into question whether economic recovery is on track. There ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – It’s been over a year since COVID-19 made a mark on the Oregon economy. Now many businesses, like restaurants, are looking to hire. However, many businesses told NBC5 News they’re having a hard time filling positions. “I ...

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 ...

ROGUE VALLEY, Or.- There is a huge need for employees here in the Rogue Valley, but there’s also demand for jobs in multiple industries at every skill level. So what’s happening that’s keeping people from filling these positions? After decades ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– The state of Oregon’s Employment Department released it’s numbers for both Jackson and Josephine County, Tuesday. Statewide unemployment dropped from 6.3% in December, to 6.2% in January. However, the department reported that total employment in Jackson County fell ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC News) — The United States added 379,000 new jobs during the first full month of the Biden administration, 80 percent more than economists had predicted. The unemployment rate remains steady at 6.2 percent. The monthly jobs report ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — An update from the state as Oregon’s extended benefits end because of a drop in unemployment rates. The U.S. Department of Labor informed Oregon it’s turning off the state’s extended benefits, or EB, program because of its declining unemployment ...

OREGON- Over 70,000 Oregonians could lose their federal unemployment aid this month if congress can’t come to a decision. Multiple federal unemployment aid programs were put into action earlier this year in response to the pandemic. But now, instead of ...

SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Employment Department said it’s ready for an influx of unemployment claims that will likely accompany Governor Kate Brown’s latest stay at home order. On November 13, Brown announced a statewide “freeze” that starts on November ...

(NBC) The number of first-time claims for unemployment fell to the lowest level in the pandemic but are still well above pre-pandemic levels. The Labor Department reports first-time jobless claims last week came in at 751,000. That’s lower than Wall ...

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