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Oregon jobs slip slightly. No panic. Oregon jobless still less than national average.

Oregon's May jobless rate rose to 5.3% - still below the national 5.5%.

Oregon’s May jobless rate rose to 5.3% – still below the national 5.5%.

Oregon job growth stagnated and then fell a bit during the month of May – bumping the state’s unemployment rate to 5.3%, up from April’s 5.2. Top state officials say they’re not concerned because the market is making some adjustments as the economy re-organizes itself into a more efficient overall structure. Construction still remains very strong, along with health care and business services.

Here’s more from The Oregonian. Click here.

A new trend in the Oregon Workforce: The “Silver Tsunami.” Older folks with Great Recession damaged or reduced pensions are being forced to re-enter the workforce in any way they can. Whether this is a cause of youthful workers in decline at the bottom is unknown – but it is certainly a suspicion. Here’s more info: Click here.

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