The father and two girlfriends of a convicted killer from Pico Rivera were faced prison time on Monday for cashing thousands of dollars unemployment checks in his name.
California’s unemployment rate climbed to 12 percent in July, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
The unemployment rate in California is expected to top the national rate of 9.1 percent when figures for July are released in coming weeks.
Two of the nation’s biggest financial services firms are getting into the unemployment insurance business in California.
California saw its jobless rate dip to 11.7 percent in May, but lost an estimated 29,000 jobs, another mixed indicator that reflects the lingering uncertainty over the economic recovery.
The biggest corporate hiring spree in five years is reversing a weeklong slide in the stock market.
While April saw the biggest hiring spree in five years, the unemployment rate ticked up to 9 percent.
Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that layoffs are slowing and employers may be stepping up hiring.
Household staples such as coffee and milk are getting more expensive as the price of crude oil surges higher.
Even as new data shows the state’s jobless rate slipped slightly in February, millions of Californians still remain out of work.
A new report shows cuts in the public sector spiked nearly 200 percent last month.
Loree Levy of the California Employment Development Department explains what the recent unemployment numbers mean for the state.
The financially-battered state doled out a new record in unemployment benefits, and the slumping economic recovery may see that amount grow even more.
The national unemployment rate dropped sharply in January to 9 percent, but Los Angeles and the rest of California saw virtually no improvement.
As long as unemployment stays high in California, more people will likely be forced out of their homes by foreclosure, a state panel warned on Monday.