Audit: Washington State Paying Unemployment To People In JailMany people in county jails are receiving unemployment benefits they're ineligible for, according to a state audit released on Monday.
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 Unemployment Rate 5.6 Percent Washington state's unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent last month
Washington Jobless Rate Drops To 6.4 Percent Washington state has more jobs than before the start of the recession, with a January employment rate of 6.4 percent, the Employment Security Department reported Wednesday.
Washington State Gained Nearly 9,000 Jobs In JulyThe state added an estimated 8,800 jobs in July, but the month's unemployment rate of 6.9 percent was up a tenth of a percent from the prior two months.