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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.

12/19/2014

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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.

11/21/2014

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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.

10/17/2014

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LA County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 8.1 Percent

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.1 percent in August, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.

09/19/2014

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California Unemployment Rate Falls To 8 Percent

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2014

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Shutdown Delays California Unemployment Data

California’s monthly unemployment figures for September are being delayed due to the partial federal government shutdown that ended this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2013

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LA Working Professionals Head Back To The Classroom For More Education

UCLA Extension instructor Dr. Lynda Wilson explains the benefit of working professionals returning to the classroom.

09/16/2013

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Calif. Unemployment Falls To 8.5 Percent

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.

07/18/2013

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Calif. Unemployment Rate Falls Below 9 Percent

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Los Angeles Labor Force Expanding With Green-Collar Jobs

“Green-related jobs are among the fastest growing sector,” says Geoff Atkins of American Solar Direct.

04/22/2013

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Former OC Employee Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Bribe Scheme

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2012

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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.

04/20/2012

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