Oregonӳ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.5 % in June, essentially unchanged from 10.6 percent in May. The rate has been between 10.5 and 10.7 percent for the most current eight months. Oregonӳ unemployment rate was 11.6 percent in June 2009, which tied May 2009 as Oregonӳ highest unemployment rate given that the early 1980s.
The U.S. seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 9.5 % in June from 9.7 % in May.
In June, Oregonӳ seasonally modified nonfarm payroll employment dropped by 3,600, subsequent a gain of 2,600 (as revised) in May.
Oregon’s Unemployment Rate may be the last placement in September 2010 was 10.3%. Greater than in All U.S Unemployment Rate 9.2% (see graphic below).
Hopefully, things obtained better in Oregon