April 1, 2020By Bill Conroy

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

September 18, 2019By Bill Conroy

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

November 15, 2017

Dan Shafer

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.

September 14, 2016

Leslie Helm

Numbers improve in spite of a labor force increase of 8,000 people in the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett region.