[11/7/17] Local Economist Says Unemployment Rate Is Lowest Its Been In Three Decades

Posted in Business & Economy

 

The latest jobs report is out from the state’s Employment Security Department for September.

Don Mesack is a Regional Labor Economist for North Central Washington. He said, bottom line is- more people are working this year than last year…

110617 Labor Economy 1 :14 ‘…2017 and September 2017.”

In fact, Mesack said, that the local unemployment rate is the lowest its been in close to three decades– sitting at 3.6% for September…

110617 Labor Economy 2 :22 “…history. Good news.”

Of course, some industries are doing better than others, and topping the list, Mesack says- is construction…

110617 Labor Economy 3 :18 “…our local economy.

Overall- Mesack says- more people are working which is good news…

110617 Labor Economy 4 :47 “…string of 12 in a row.”