Payroll employment moves lower in October; unemployment rate slightly lower
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy lost 1,600 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October fell slightly to 4.5 percent according to the Employment Security Department.
Washington employers honored for hiring veterans
OLYMPIA – The state Employment Security Department today recognized 12 Washington businesses and agencies for their efforts to employ military veterans in 2019.
Washington veterans speak at war memorials on capitol campus
OLYMPIA – Washington veterans will speak about their military experiences in honor of Veterans Day at a ceremony from noon to 1 p.m., Nov. 7, on the state capitol campus.
Governor's Committee honors employers that hire people with disabilities
OLYMPIA – Nine public and private businesses are being honored today for their exemplary work to recruit, hire, retain and advance people with disabilities.
WorkSource Pullman moves to new location
OLYMPIA – Job seekers and businesses will be able to access WorkSource services at a new location in Pullman as of Wednesday, Oct. 30. The new facility will include more computer resources for clients and better meeting spaces for training and business services.
The new office space is located at 1615 NE Eastgate Blvd., Ste. A101, in Building One of Washington State University’s Research & Technology Park in Pullman. WorkSource Pullman’s new phone number is 509-339-7410.
Payroll hiring continues to slow in September; unemployment rate unchanged
OLYMPIA – Washington’s economy lost 3,100 jobs in September and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for September was unchanged at 4.6 percent according to the Employment Security Department.
Payroll hiring slows in August
Washington’s economy gained 2,300 jobs in August and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for August was unchanged at 4.6 percent according to the Employment Security Department.
New workplace poster provides information to victims about local domestic violence resources
A new domestic violence survivor resources poster that will be featured in all Washington workplaces was unveiled today (Friday) during a news conference at the YWCA of Yakima by Rep. Gina Mosbrucker and Washington Employment Security Department (ESD) Commissioner Suzi LeVine. The poster will be produced and distributed by ESD.