Thursday, April 19, 2012
Unemployment applications have started to tick up, suggesting hiring is slowing.
In Oregon, applications increased by 1,362 last week, following an uptick of 2,079 the preceding week.
Some economists said temporary layoffs stemming from the spring holidays have inflated the figures. Many school employees are laid off during spring break and are eligible to file for benefits.
Read more at OregonLive.com.