Private and Public Sectors both Show Gains in May – Oregon Employment Dept. report – Coos County total payroll employment rose by 400 jobs in May. Private-sector jobs gains were estimated in leisure and hospitality (+70); private education and health services (+30); professional and business services (+20); and construction (+20). Government employment increased by 230 jobs over the month. Local government education added 160 jobs. Local government excluding education and tribal employment gained 50 jobs in May. Coos County total payroll employment fell by 60 jobs over the past year. The largest drop was in professional and business services which lost 160 jobs. Mining and logging (-50); transportation, warehousing, and utilities (-40); private education and health services (-40); and construction (-20) showed job losses since May 2021. Leisure and hospitality (+70); retail trade (+50); manufacturing (+30); and wholesale trade (+30) saw job increases over the year. Curry County payroll employment grew by 140 jobs in May. Leisure and hospitality gained 90 jobs while smaller increases across a number of sectors contributed to the monthly increase. Over the past year, Curry County payroll employment rose by 40 jobs. Gains were estimated in leisure and hospitality (+70); information (+20); and other services (+20). Job losses were posted in manufacturing (-20); health care (-40); and financial activities (-30). Government employment slipped by 10 jobs over the year with a loss of 20 jobs in local government and a slight gain in state government (+10).