Federal COVID Unempluyment Ending Soon
Roughly 120-thousand Washingtonians are set to lose their federal unemployment benefits next week when the federal pandemic unemployment program expires. Jobless residents will receive their final unemployment payment next week. Governor Jay Inslee's office reiterated yesterday that the state will not be stepping in to replace the expiring benefits with state funding ...
Oregon Unemployment Waiting Week Returns
Those filing for unemployment in Oregon will soon have to wait a bit longer for checks. The waiting week will return to Oregon unemployment insurance starting September 5th. That means people going onto unemployment benefits will have to wait one week before starting to receive benefits ...
Unemployment in Washington steady in June
Unemployment in Washington steady in June
Washington’s unemployment rate held steady during the month of June, logging in at 4.5%. Preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) showed the state gained 2,500 jobs during the month. “Washington’s economy continues to add jobs slowly, just not enough for the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to fall lower in June,” said Paul Turek, economist for the department. “There’s