Employment Development Department
California’s unemployment rate dropped to 8 percent in February, as a net gain of 58,000 positions prolonged steady improvement in the job market, state officials reported Friday.
California’s monthly unemployment figures for September are being delayed due to the partial federal government shutdown that ended this week.
UCLA Extension instructor Dr. Lynda Wilson explains the benefit of working professionals returning to the classroom.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless number has dipped below 9 percent, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
“Green-related jobs are among the fastest growing sector,” says Geoff Atkins of American Solar Direct.
A former worker for California’s employment agency has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for accepting more than $40,000 in bribes in return for wrongly issuing more than $500,000 in unemployment checks.
Unemployment in Los Angeles County during March stayed at 11.8 percent, the state Employment Development Department announced Friday, the same rate as February.