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U.S. job growth slows in April, unemployment rate remains stable at 3.9%

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in April, a modest increase that fell short of the average monthly gain of 242,000 over the previous year, according to a report released by the Bureau of Labor …

Washington State employers added 5,200 jobs in April and the state's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8%, according to a report released by the Employment Security Department. The job growth …

Washington State adds 5,200 jobs in April; unemployment rate holds at 4.8%

Washington State employers added 5,200 jobs in April and the state's unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.8%, according to a report released by the Employment Security Department. The job growth …

Wenatchee MSA experiences strong job growth amidst rising unemployment

WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area, comprising Chelan and Douglas counties in Washington state, saw impressive job growth between March 2023 and March 2024 despite an uptick in …

Washington State faces higher labor underutilization than U.S. in 2023

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington State experienced significantly higher rates of labor underutilization compared to the national average in 2023. The …

Wenatchee MSA job market surges, outpacing state

The Wenatchee metro area employment picture looked exceptionally bright in January, with total nonfarm jobs surging at more than four times the statewide pace, according to a new report by a state …

Washington State sees job growth slow, unemployment rise in February

OLYMPIA - Washington's economy added 2,600 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%, marking the highest level since 2021 and the fifth straight month of rising joblessness. The …

Washington State sees job losses and a rise in unemployment in January

OLYMPIA. — At the start of 2024, the state of Washington experienced a downturn in its labor market, with a notable decrease in payroll employment and a rise in the unemployment rate. According …

Major strikes in 2023 set 20-year record, Labor Department says

American workers led 33 major strikes in 2023, the most in more than two decades, the Labor Department reported Wednesday, as a booming labor market fueled a strong year of activity for unions. …

U.S. CPI revisions confirm inflation progress at end of last year

(Bloomberg) -- US inflation was about the same at the end of last year as initially reported after incorporating annual revisions, according to new data published Friday. Consumer prices …

Consumer Price Index climbs in December, marking continued economic pressure

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) witnessed a 0.3 percent increase in December, a notable rise from November's 0.1 percent, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. …

Washington maintains steady job openings in November amid national labor trends

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report, revealing that job openings in Washington state held steady in November 2023, with 172,000 positions available, mirroring the figures …

U.S. employment holds steady in December; government and healthcare sectors lead job growth

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. labor market demonstrated resilience in December, as nonfarm payroll employment increased by 216,000. The unemployment rate remained stable …

U.S. workers see median weekly earnings rise in fourth quarter of 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest report, revealing that median weekly earnings for the nation's full-time wage and salary workers increased to $1,145 in the fourth quarter of …

Unemployment rates vary across Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties

Recent data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sheds light on the employment landscape across Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. The report delves into November 2023 …

Payroll employment declines in Washington State, unemployment rate rises to 4.0%

Washington's economic landscape took a downturn in November, shedding an estimated 2,600 jobs according to seasonally adjusted figures. The state's unemployment rate surged from 3.8% to 4.0%, marking …

The latest employment figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics unveiled a surge in total nonfarm payroll employment by 199,000 in November. This positive upswing contributed to a …

Consumer Price Index shows modest increase of 0.1%

The latest U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report indicates a marginal uptick of 0.1 percent in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) during November. This follows a static reading …

U.S. sees modest job growth with mixed sector performance

The latest employment report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics outlines a moderate increase in total nonfarm payroll employment, rising by 150,000 in October. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate …

U.S. Labor Market shows modest movement in job openings and labor turnover

According to the latest report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the landscape of job openings and labor turnover in September 2023 exhibited minimal changes. The data revealed that on …

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