YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima County's unemployment rate is the highest it's been since 1990.
But according to a recent study, more jobs will be available nationwide after the New Year. The hiring firm "Manpower" polled over 14,000 employers and 22% said they intend to increase their payroll in the first three months of 2008.
Only 12% said they plan on decreasing their payroll.
Back in October, the unemployment rate for Yakima County was 4.3%.