Three major industries expanded in July: manufacturing (+1,600), health care and social assistance (+1,300) and other services (+1,400). Retail trade (-1,400) and private educational services (-1,300) lost jobs.
Oregon's unemployment rate has fallen almost a whole percentage point since last July (when it was 7.8%). Likewise, Oregon's labor force expanded over the year, adding 22,000 individuals since July 2013.
See today's entire press release here: Oregon Employment Situation.