Employment Security Department
Washington state’s unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said Wednesday.
Washington’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent in March — the first drop in several months.
Washington’s unemployment rate held steady at 6.3 percent in February, the state Employment Security Department reported on Wednesday.
The Washington state House has voted to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour.
Washington state added 7,700 jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent
Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent last month, the first time it’s been below 8 percent in nearly four years.