Central Oregon’s Tight Labor Market and the End of Expanded Unemployment Insurance Benefits

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Over the past six months, the labor market has become increasingly tight across Central Oregon, with many employers...

Pandemic Employment Blip Stalls Gilliam, Sherman, and Wheeler Counties in 2020

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by Dallas Fridley

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From an employment standpoint, COVID-19 impacts in Gilliam, Sherman, and Wheeler counties were relatively minor. Nonfarm...

Central Oregon’s Latest Unemployment Levels Lower than Long-Term Average

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As local and statewide economic conditions continue to improve, Oregon’s employers are having a difficult time hiring labor in today’s economy when unemployment levels are markedly higher...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

August 2021
Released Oct 16, 2021
5.4%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Bend-Redmond, OR MSA declined by 0.2% over the last month.
0.2% PTS

Total Unemployed

August 2021
Released Oct 16, 2021
5,414
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Bend-Redmond, OR MSA declined by -291 over the last month.
-291

Nonfarm Employment

August 2021
Released Oct 16, 2021
86,290
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Bend-Redmond, OR MSA declined by -270 over the last month.
-270
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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