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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Oregon unemployment rate at record low last month


July 26, 2018

At four percent, Oregon's unemployment rate in June was Oregon's lowest since comparable records began being kept in 1976, according to a recent release issued from the Oregon Employment Department (OED).

Leading the job gains across the state last month were leisure, hospitality and private educational services. Over 1,8000 jobs were gained in the leisure and hospitality sector, while over 1,000 jobs were gained in the private educational services, according to OED.

In June, Oregon's nonfarm payroll employment rose by 1,900 jobs, following a revised gain of 3,200 jobs in May.


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