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Some mildly good news on jobs front

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on July 20, 2011 at 10:48 am |
July 20, 2011 11:09 am

The state Employment Security Department released new employment numbers today for June, saying that the state added about 3,600 jobs in the month. ESD says that is 10 straight months of gains after May figures were revised from a loss to a gain of 2,500 jobs.

Also, Boeing secured another order for 737 planes in a mixed bit of news from American Airlines that could force the company to put new engines in that plane model rather than do a full revamp – which the Everett Herald says bodes well for increased employment in Washington state.

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