Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Oregon February Unemployment: 10.5%

The latest unemployment numbers are out today and the story is essentially the same - holding steady.  The February unemployment rate is at 10.5%, and those 1,200 jobs gained in January?  Gone.  February saw a loss of 1,200 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.  Leading indicators are up, but the jobs just aren't coming yet - it is going to be a long, slow recovery...

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