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Linn County's jobless numbers mirror those of rest of state


February 17, 2021

The state of Oregon lost a total of 25,500 jobs in December, largely in the leisure and hospitality sector.

Other sectors with job losses included private education, government, wholesale trade, manufacturing, and construction.

But retail, transportation, warehousing and utilities, health care, courier services, and professional and business services added a total of 12,300 jobs, mitigating some of the larger losses in retail and hospitality.

Full-service restaurants account for the largest portion of the losses, with 17,600 jobs cut in December due to the impacts of the COVID-19 restrict...

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