OLYMPIA, Wash.— Washington state added an estimated 6,700 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 6.3 percent, according to a report released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department. "The short-term trend looks good," Paul Turek, a labor economist with the department, said in a written statement.» Read More
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We are optimistic and we are going to have a record year and are feeling pretty good about it, but with the recent news, it's going to be a problem, says Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman/CEO. He adds that he is worried about the macroeconomic environment but the earth is still moving pretty well globally. The company is hiring about 11,000 American employees.
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