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Minimum Wage Rises on July 1, Reaching $11.50 per Hour at the South Coast

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Douglas County Unemployment Insurance Claims Climb Sharply

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Measures taken to curtail the spread of COVID-19 have caused unemployment insurance claims to rise sharply. For the week ending May 9, 2020, the Oregon...

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QI Stats QI Stats

Unemployment Rate

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
8.8%
Seasonally Adjusted
The unemployment rate for Coos County declined by 0.2% over the last month.
0.2% PTS

Total Unemployed

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
2,223
Seasonally Adjusted
The total number of unemployed in Coos County declined by -85 over the last month.
-85

Nonfarm Employment

September 2020
Released Oct 23, 2020
21,450
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Nonfarm employment in Coos County rose by 60 over the last month.
60
Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
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Source: Oregon Employment Department, QualityInfo.org
 

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