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California’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent

California’s unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in May, maintaining its steady decline past pre-recession levels, the state Employment Development Department reported on Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–06/20/2014

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Unemployment Rates Fell In Number Of States Last Month

More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.

04/18/2014

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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.

03/07/2014

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200K California Residents Feel Pinch While Congress Debates Jobless Benefits

While Congress debates extension of unemployment benefits to more than 1 million Americans, here in California, it’s estimated that 200,000 people are on hold.

01/08/2014

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SoCal Families Losing Unemployment Checks Desperate To Make Ends Meet

The end of unemployment checks for more than a million people on Saturday is driving out-of-work Americans to consider selling cars, moving and taking minimum wage work after already slashing household budgets and pawning personal possessions to make ends meet.

12/28/2013

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Long-Term Jobless Face Bleak Christmas After Congress Fails To Pass Benefits Extension

Lawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn’t come at a worse time.

12/19/2013

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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.

08/16/2013

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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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Unemployed Angelenos Still Love LA Despite High Jobless Rate

Even with a bleak job market, the City of Angels is still a haven for the unemployed, according to a new survey.

05/01/2013

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Who Says There Aren’t Any Jobs Out There?

I love the “able to read your schedule” qualifier. But I’m no master at S.Y.M.

01/10/2013

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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.

12/21/2012

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400K In Calif. Face ‘Sudden Stop’ In Jobless Benefits

The California jobless rate inched down slightly in October even as the state issued a dire warning that federal help for the long-term unemployed may soon run out.

11/16/2012

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Unemployment Remains A Concern On Labor Day

While Labor Day was established as a day of celebration for the American worker, the unemployed in Huntington Beach weren’t exactly reveling in the holiday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2012

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Jobless Rate Unchanged Despite 12 Straight Months Of Jobs Added

Employers added 25,200 jobs statewide in July — the largest month-over-month increase in the nation, officials said Friday.

08/17/2012

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Calif. Jobless Rate Dips Slightly After Hiring Slowdown In April

Employers trimmed their payrolls in April even as California’s unemployment rate dipped slightly lower, according to data released Friday.

05/18/2012

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