It is time for the U.S. Census Bureau to count everyone in efforts to allocate hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding. The data collected from the Census will benefit local residents, businesses, real estate developers and planners, and help local governments understand the needs of their local communities.Who Gets Counted?
Everyone living in the United States will be counted,
The Oregon Employment Department is releasing employment and labor force data for the month of February today. These numbers will not capture any of the economic impacts of COVID-19. Our employment and labor force data will capture current COVID-19 events in the April data to be released in May. The most current labor force data we are able to publish are initial claims for unemployment data.Read More
During the week of March 15, the Oregon Employment Department received more than 76,500 initial claims for Unemployment Insurance benefits. During the first three days of the week of March 22, initial claims have been tracking at record levels again. This comes as a sharp increase from 4,900 initial claims filed during the week of March 8. The Employment Department is taking several measures toRead More
The number of initial Unemployment Insurance claims filed in Oregon rose from approximately 800 on Sunday, March 15 to a total of 18,500 on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Although we know the COVID-19 coronavirus is causing a reduction in economic activity both nationally and in Oregon, it’s too early for unemployment rate or payroll jobs numbers to show the impact of theseRead More
Oregon’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in both January and February, the lowest on comparable records dating back to 1976. The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in February.
“It’s too early to have data showing the employment impact, but the response to COVID-19 is causing a reduction in economic activity both nationally and in Oregon. It will be weeks before we can accurately quantifyRead More
The Oregon Connections Telecommunications Conference draws attendees from all regions of the country to share ideas, experiences and knowledge about telecommunications. The theme for this year is Oregon Connections: 2020 Vision. The 2020 conference presenters and attendees will look forward and look back in this 25th Anniversary year. Registration Rates Early bird – effective through […]Read More