The monthly employment report is out! November unemployment held steady at 5.1%. Total employment is up nearly 4K from October but the share of people looking for work still exceeds both WA State (4.0%) and the Nation (3.3%).
- Pierce County added over 2K active job postings, bringing the total number of online postings up to nearly 15K.
- The construction sector saw the biggest third quarter employment jump, adding 1.2K new jobs.