Posts Tagged ‘local economy’

Streak Of Record-Low Unemployment Rate Continues In Chelan-Douglas Counties

The latest jobs report is out for Chelan-Douglas Counties, showing a 4.6% unemployment rate for the month of November. That’s 730 less unemployed people from Nov. 2016, and 2,000 more people in the local labor force. Construction jobs were up, as well as health services, retail and tourism. Manufacturing, government and private services were flat.…

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Sept. Adds Another Record-Low Unemployment Rate For Chelan-Douglas Counties

Chelan and Douglas Counties sported a record-low unemployment rate in September – 3.6 percent. That’s the lowest rate for a September since electronic analysis began nearly 30 years ago, and the third month to set a record this year. North Central Washington Labor Economist Don Meseck tells KOHO’s Dan Langager there are 720 less people…

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