Unemployment rate rises to 5.9% as 850,000 jobs added in June

(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs to their payrolls last month, the latest figures released Friday by the Labor Department show, exceeding economists’ expectations. Economists had expected to see more than 700,000 jobs added in June, a jump from the revised 583,000 added in... Read More.

Biden to respond to disappointing jobs report

(WASHINGTON) -- With the April jobs report falling well below analysts' expectations, President Joe Biden on Friday faced both a challenge to answer why his enormous COVID-19 relief package hasn't created a bigger economic boost, and an opportunity to underscore the need to pass... Read More.


COVID 19 has affected many aspects of everyone’s lives, from health to recreation to business and employment. But as Snohomish County continues to work towards improving public health and safety, job opportunities are beginning to flow back into the picture. Amazon, headquartered in Seattle, opened... Read More.