California's Jobless Rate Increases As More Enter WorkforceThe California Employment Development Department said Friday that the rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, to 5.5 percent.
California's Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.5 PercentCalifornia's unemployment rate was 5.5 percent in February, continuing a slight downward trend but remaining higher than the nation's jobless rate as a whole, state figures indicated Friday.
California Unemployment Drops To 5.9 Percent, Lowest Level Since 2007California's unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent in September, the lowest it's been in nearly eight years, a state agency reported Friday.
Unemployment Down In LA County, Up Slightly In Orange, Riverside CountiesUnemployment was down in June in Los Angeles County, but went up slightly in Orange and Riverside counties.
UCLA Anderson Forecast Predicts Unemployment Rate Will Continue To FallA new report says California's economy is expected to continue its steady recovery and predicts the state unemployment rate will drop more than a percentage point over the next two years.
Economic Forecast Sees Steady Job Gains On The HorizonHigh consumer confidence and widespread job creation will help California see steady job gains through 2017, according to a UCLA economic forecast released Thursday.
California Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.9 PercentCalifornia enjoyed its largest monthly job gain in over a year with the addition of 67,300 new positions in January, driving the unemployment rate down to 6.9 percent, a state agency said Friday.
Unemployment Rate Down In DecemberCalifornia's unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of two-tenths of a percentage point from a month earlier, but the state added just 700 jobs last month, a disappointing number after good job gains in November.
LA County Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 8.1 PercentThe 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.
California Jobless Rate At Lowest Level Since 2008In one of the strongest signals of a rebounding economy yet, California's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in six years.
Unemployment Rates Fell In Number Of States Last MonthMore 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.
California Unemployment Rate Falls To 8 PercentCalifornia'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.