Oregon job market improves

Oregon job market improves

The state gained 7,500 jobs in March, the largest one-month increase since November 2005.

Most major industries in Oregon added jobs. Construction employment surpassed 80,000 jobs for the first time since 2009.

“There is a multiplier when construction employment is ramping up. It’s going to boost other sectors of the economy,” said David Cooke, a state employment economist.

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