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Oregon Employment
4:31 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Oregon's Unemployment Rate Falls To Eight Percent

Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.2 percent to 8 percent last month. That’s the lowest mark in nearly four years. Estimates from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate nonfarm jobs rose by 3,700 in April.

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Oregon Jobs
4:10 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Oregon's Unemployment Rate Stable

Oregon's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 8.4 percent -- essentially unchanged from 8.3 percent in December. Ever since Oregon's unemployment rate peaked at over 11 percent in 2009, it's been dropping, but slowly.

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