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November 2018 Builder's Bulletin: Washington’s Labor Force Continues to Grow

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in:
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By MBAKS Senior Policy Analyst Allison Butcher

The Employment Security Department’s latest Monthly Employment Report shows a strong labor market in Washington and Seattle. As reported in the November Builder’s Bulletin, Washington’s unemployment rate for September fell to 4.4 percent, representing a 42-year low based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics data series. The Seattle/Bellevue/Everett unemployment rate was 3.4 percent.

The Builders' Bulletin is intended to provide a convenient way to track housing in our market and includes information from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, State of the Cities Data Systems, Office of Financial Management and the Washington State Employment Security Department.

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November 2018 Builder's Bulletin

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