[1/7/22] November Jobless Numbers

Posted in Business & Economy

The employment figures for November have been released by the Employment Security Department, and it shows a mixed picture. According to Regional Labor Economist Don Meseck, the jobless number for Chelan and Douglas Counties is at its lowest point:

There’s also some good news in the labor force numbers:

But there’s some mixed news in those labor force numbers as well:

Meseck says the reason for the smaller labor force in November has to do with agriculture and the end of the apple season.