unemployment

The bad news is Washington still ranked seventh among the states in total initial unemployment claims filed during the peak layoff week in March

Unemployment in the greater Seattle Area, however, continues to trend downward

Unemployment in the greater Seattle Area, however, continues to trend downward

The state's unemployment rate fell to 4.5%, and the unemployment rate in Seattle/Bellevue/Everett held firm at 3.8% while growing its labor force.