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California Unemployment Rate At Lowest Since Great Recession

California recorded its lowest jobless rate last month since the early months of the Great Recession, while the number of additional jobs was the second-largest gain since the state began keeping that record in 1990.


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Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Stays Steady At 8 Percent

Unemployment in Los Angeles County held steady at 8 percent in October, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.


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Unemployment Dips In September

Unemployment throughout the state has dipped in September, according to a report Friday from the state Employment Development Department.


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Calif. Unemployment Dips, 30K Jobs Lost In January

California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January despite the loss of 31,000 jobs statewide, according to figures released Friday.


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More LA County Workers Jobless In July

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County rose to 9.9 percent in July, up from 9.7 percent in the previous month, state officials said Friday.


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Calif. Jobless Rate Dips Below Double-Digits; 1st Time Since ’09

For the first time since 2009, the unemployment rate in California has fallen below 10 percent.



LA County Jobless Rate Slips To 11.4 Percent In May

Employers in Los Angeles County were among the factors behind the highest increase in job growth in the country.


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Long-Term Jobless Benefits Set To Expire For 93,000+ Californians

Any individuals on the Fed-Ed extension and still unemployed after this week will no longer be eligible to receive those benefits even if they have remaining balance.



Federal Jobless Benefits To End Saturday Because Of California’s Improving Economy

Federal long-term benefits for the chronically unemployed workers are set to expire Saturday for 93,000 Californians.


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Unemployment In Los Angeles County Steady At 11.8 Percent

Unemployment in Los Angeles County during March stayed at 11.8 percent, the state Employment Development Department announced Friday, the same rate as February.


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Woman, 43, Accused Of Ripping Off State For Nearly $300K In Disability Fraud

A 43-year-old Riverside County woman has been charged with defrauding the State of California and Employment Development Department (EDD) for nearly $300,000, according to authorities.


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Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Climbs To 13 Percent

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County edged up to 13 percent in December, up from a revised 12.8 percent in November, the state Economic Development Department reported Friday.