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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.


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Long-Term Unemployment Benefits Expire For 93,000 Californians

Across the state Saturday, an estimated 93,000 Californians will join thousands of others whose unemployment benefits have run out.


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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.


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Jobless Numbers Uneven In March; Lawmaker Calls For End To ‘False’ Data

Are you frustrated with misleading and seemingly contradictory unemployment data? So is Rep. Duncan Hunter.


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Jobless Rate In LA County Unchanged Through First 2 Months Of 2012

The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 11.8 percent in February, the same rate as January.


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Study: Half Of Americans Feel Undervalued At Work, Will Look For New Jobs

Employees who have managed to keep their jobs during the recession may be looking for greener pastures over the next year.

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Calif. Jobless Rate Still Higher Than Rest Of US After Slight Dip In February

An uptick in hiring in February could provide some optimism for millions of workers still unemployed in the Southland.

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Dad, Girlfriends Face Arraignment For Cashing $30K In Jobless Pay For Convicted Killer

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.

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California’s Unemployment Rate Hits 12 Percent

California’s unemployment rate climbed to 12 percent in July, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.


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July Jobless Rate In Calif. Likely To Stay In Double-Digits

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.

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Visa, BofA Team Up In Switch To Debit Cards For Jobless Benefits

Two of the nation’s biggest financial services firms are getting into the unemployment insurance business in California.

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California Unemployment Rate Dips, But 29,000 Jobs Lost

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.


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Stocks Rally As Job Growth Surprises Wall Street

The biggest corporate hiring spree in five years is reversing a weeklong slide in the stock market.



Jobless Rate Hits 9 Percent Despite 200K New Jobs

While April saw the biggest hiring spree in five years, the unemployment rate ticked up to 9 percent.


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Applications For Unemployment Drop Slightly

Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, adding to evidence that layoffs are slowing and employers may be stepping up hiring.