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Washington Unemployment Rate Steady At 5.3 Percent In July

Washington state’s unemployment rate was 5.3 percent in July, holding even with the national jobless rate, state officials said Wednesday.

08/19/2015

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Washington State Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.9 Percent

Washington’s unemployment rate dipped to 5.9 percent in March — the first drop in several months.

CBS Seattle–04/15/2015

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Washington Unemployment Rate 5.6 Percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent last month

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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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.

CBS Seattle–03/05/2014

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Washington State Gained Nearly 9,000 Jobs In July

The 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.

CBS Seattle–08/14/2013