Employment

Washington approved for Lost Wages Assistance program

Washington has been added to the list of states approved for a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association under its Lost Wages Assistance program.… Continue reading

 

Monthlong decline in unemployment in Kitsap claims continue

A monthlong decline in initial unemployment claims continued into early August as both Washington state and Kitsap County have now recorded at least three consecutive… Continue reading

 

ESD reports another small drop in initial unemployment claims in Kitsap

Initial unemployment claims in Kitsap County continued to decline for a third consecutive week during the week ending Aug. 1, mirroring a larger 13 percent… Continue reading

Kitsap records small declines in unemployment claims the past 2 weeks

Initial claims fell for a second-consecutive week in Kitsap County after a small spike in weeks prior and declined slightly statewide as well, the latest… Continue reading

Initial unemployment claims see resurgence in early July

Initial unemployment claims continued somewhat of a resurgence for the week of July 5 through July 11, the most recent week for which data is… Continue reading

Additional $600 in unemployment assistance set to end July 25

State employment agencies distribute benefits but don’t have authority over benefits extension

Unemployment claims rise slightly for third straight week

Initial unemployment claims rose ever-so-slightly in Kitsap County for the third consecutive week during the week ending on June 27, the most recent week for… Continue reading

Unemployment claims continue to decline statewide

Both the initial and total unemployment claims continued its fall during the week of May 24 to May 30, the most recent week that has… Continue reading

Unemployment claims fall statewide as officials tout fraud prevention measures

Initial unemployment claims fell sharply both in Washington and Kitsap County during the week of May 17 through May 23, the most recent week that… Continue reading

Unemployment claims fall statewide as officials tout fraud prevention measures

Initial unemployment claims fell sharply both in Washington and Kitsap County during the week of May 17 through May 23, the most recent week that… Continue reading

Unemployment claims rise again in Kitsap in the week of April 19 to 25

Unemployment claims continued to rise in Kitsap County as residents filed 1,888 new initial unemployment claims in the week of April 19 through April 25,… Continue reading