Washington Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.3 Percent In JulyWashington state's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said Wednesday.
Washington State Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.9 PercentWashington's unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent in March — the first drop in several months.
Washington State Unemployment Holds Steady At 6.3 PercentWashington's unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent in February, the state Employment Security Department reported on Wednesday.
Washington House Votes To Raise Hourly Minimum Wage To $12The Washington state House has voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Washington Adds 7,700 Jobs In AprilWashington state added 7,700 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent
State's Unemployment Rate Drops Below 8 PercentWashington state's unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent last month, the first time it's been below 8 percent in nearly four years.