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California’s Jobless Rate Dips… But It’s Way Worse Than North Dakota’s

March 29, 2013 | 9:54 am

California’s Jobless Rate Dips… But It’s Way Worse Than North Dakota’s

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Quick, what is California doing as well as Mississippi and Nevada but worse than all the other states? As you might have guessed from the headline of this post, the answer is “hire people.” In February, the Golden State’s jobless rate drifted down to 9.6 percent in preliminary estimates. It’s only a modest drop from […]

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March 20, 2013 | 9:47 am

California Jobless Rate Stalled at 9.8 Percent

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—California’s jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent this winter, with only a few new jobs created in January. The state’s Employment Development Department reported Tuesday that the unemployment rate remained unchanged in January and December November’s jobless rate was revised upward a tenth of a percentage point to 9.9 percent, when the rate […]

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Calif. Jobless Rate Steady, Bay Area Adds Jobs

January 18, 2013 | 11:59 am

Calif. Jobless Rate Steady, Bay Area Adds Jobs

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California’s jobless rate stayed stuck at 9.8 percent in December, but Bay Area rates were much lower, according to a report from the Employment Development Department. Statewide unemployment dipped below 10 percent in November for the first time since the beginning of the recession. All the Bay Area counties had jobless rates under 9 percent, […]

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Calif. Jobless Rate Drops Below 10%: Full County Data

December 21, 2012 | 11:15 am

Calif. Jobless Rate Drops Below 10%: Full County Data

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by Don Thompson, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s jobless rate dipped below 10 percent last month for the first time since the recession began, the state announced Friday, signaling that the state’s economy may have finally turned the corner. The 9.8 percent unemployment rate reported by the Employment Development Department is down from […]

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November 16, 2012 | 10:25 am

California Gets More Jobs

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We’re still behind the rest of the country, but California added 45,800 non-farm jobs in October, according to the Employment Development Department. That brought down the state’s unemployment rate to 10.1%, down from 10.2% in September. The rate for the United States is 7.9%. California also added 32,000 jobs in September. The hottest sectors are […]

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