Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Still Up

OREGONĀ – The latest numbers for unemployment in the State of Oregon were released this morning. In the last month, Oregon added about 4,200 jobs to the workforce. But, it wasn’t enough to bring the State’s unemployment rate down. In the month of May, the jobless rate was at 6.9 percent, according to the Oregon Unemployment … Continue reading »

Job Hopefuls Apply For 200 New Openings

MEDFORD, Ore.– While construction crews continue to finish the expansion on the north Medford Wal-Mart, job hopefuls like Sarah Svensson are hoping to land one of the 200 new openings. “I’ve been looking for a job for several years actually. I’ve applied at lots of places, had a couple of interviews, but nothing really worked … Continue reading »

Jackson County Employment Up

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — There are more people getting a paycheck in Jackson County this year than last year. For the month of December 750 more people had jobs. Most of the jobs were in retail for the holiday season but there was also an increase in health care and social assistance jobs. The State … Continue reading »