Southern Oregon Job Vacancies Worse

MEDFORD, Ore. — The results from the most recent job vacancy survey have been released by the Oregon Employment Department, and the results for Oregon are worse than the national average. According to statistics from the Oregon Employment Department, there are about 7 applicants for every 1 job vacancy is Southern Oregon, which is worse … Continue reading »

Slight Increase In Local Unemployment

MEDFORD, Ore. — Local unemployment numbers are out and Southern Oregon counties are seeing a slight increase in unemployment rate. Between July and August of this year, Jackson Counties unemployment rate increased from 10.7 to 10.8%. Josephine County is at 12.1%. Curry County is at 11.9% and Klamath and Lake Counties remained unchanged from their … Continue reading »

Youth Program Helps Young Adults Succeed

MEDFORD, Ore. – As Oregon’s unemployment rate rises, young adults in our state are struggling to find jobs. People looking for job experience or help completing their GED are getting the help they need. Despite these tough economic times a program is Jackson and Josephine County is helping them succeed. Casey Hase with the Bureau … Continue reading »