Thursday, January 26, 2012

Portland metro area unemployment lowest in 3 years

The Oregonian reports data from the state employment department about the Portland-area's unemployment level falling to 8.6 percent, its lowest in three years. Read the full story.

Meanwhile, most people are still unaware of a report issued last month by the Oregon Employment Department forecasting an 18 percent increase in employment statewide in the coming decade. Read the story.