September 2023 Monthly Employment Report
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy gained an estimated 7,900 jobs (seasonally adjusted) and the monthly unemployment rate remained constant at 3.6% in September.
October 2023 Monthly Employment Report
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy gained an estimated 7,900 jobs (seasonally adjusted) and the monthly unemployment rate rose from 3.6% to 3.8% in October.
Paid Family & Medical Leave premiums to decrease in 2024
Benefits from Washington’s Paid Family & Medical Leave program are a vital source of support for Washington workers. More than 125,000 individuals have claimed Paid Leave benefits in 2023 thus far, totaling more than $1 billion dollars. Starting Jan. 1, 2024, the premium rate will be 0.74%.
August 2023 Monthly Employment Report press release
Washington’s economy gained an estimated 2,900 jobs (seasonally adjusted) and the monthly unemployment rate remained at 3.6% in August.
Clark County residents invited to public discussion about living with disabilities
If you’re interested in improving the lives of Clark County residents who have disabilities, the Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment (GCDE) wants to hear from you.
Governor’s Committee honors employers who hire people with disabilities
The Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues & Employment (GCDE) honored 10 employers earlier this month for their exemplary work recruiting, hiring, retaining and advancing workers with disabilities.
Federal grant to provide workforce training, support for local people exiting corrections custody
A new federal grant aims to help connect people exiting King County federal corrections custody with re-entry and employment services.
Community organizations: New program aims to help underserved communities navigate unemployment benefits
Community organizations that help people in underserved communities file unemployment claims can learn more next week about a new program that aims to help.