Oregon’s Minimum Wage Rate Schedule and the Mid-Valley

Oregon’s Minimum Wage Rate Schedule and the Mid-Valley

by Michael Doughty

December 2, 2020

In 2016, the Oregon Legislature established a schedule of minimum wage rate increases. On July 1, 2020, the minimum wage in the Mid-Valley counties...

Long-Term Projections Show Broad-Based Job Opportunities in Linn and Benton Counties

Long-Term Projections Show Broad-Based Job Opportunities in Linn and Benton Counties

by Pat O'Connor

November 12, 2020

Linn and Benton counties will combine to add 6,670 jobs between 2019 and 2029, according to new projections from the...

Long-Term Projections Show Broad-Based Growth in the Mid-Valley Workforce Area

Long-Term Projections Show Broad-Based Growth in the Mid-Valley Workforce Area

by Pat O'Connor

November 3, 2020

The Mid-Valley Workforce Area (Linn, Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties) will add 24,100 jobs between 2019 and 2029, according...

Preparing for an Automated Future

Preparing for an Automated Future

by Michael Doughty

October 5, 2020

How much education is enough? This is a question everyone faces as they chart a career path. The same question has become increasingly important for businesses. As...

Poverty in the Mid-Valley: Where Can We Help?

Poverty in the Mid-Valley: Where Can We Help?

by Michael Doughty

June 3, 2020

Why does society try to define poverty? One reason might be found in the words of U.S. Vice President Hubert Humphrey: “The moral test of government is how that...

QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
6.6%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Albany, OR MSA declined by 0.1% over the last month.
0.1% PTS

Total Unemployed

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
3,968
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Albany, OR MSA declined by -64 over the last month.
-64

Nonfarm Employment

May 2021
Released Jun 22, 2021
44,920
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Albany, OR MSA rose by 210 over the last month.
210
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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