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May unemployment rates
  • in Washington
    5.4%
    seasonally adjusted
  • in the U.S.
    5.5%
    seasonally adjusted

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Recently published reports

Employer Demand Report
Updated 07/02/2015
Monthly employer demand reports reflect the top 25 skill sets and certifications that employers are looking for in workers, as well as the top 25 occupations and employers.
EB-5 Investor Targeted Employment Areas
Updated 06/24/2015
Areas with reduced investment requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Labor Market Supply/Demand Reports
Updated 06/24/2015
The labor market supply/demand reports represent comparisons of online job postings and data on unemployment benefit claimants and WorkSource job seekers. The data is organized by workforce development area (WDA) and occupation category.
Monthly Employment Report
Updated 06/23/2015
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
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