California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January despite the loss of 31,000 jobs statewide, according to figures released Friday.
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.
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.
Global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will offer free advice to job seekers on Dec. 26 and 27.
Lawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn’t come at a worse time.
California’s monthly unemployment figures for September are being delayed due to the partial federal government shutdown that ended this week.
More Southland residents were living in poverty this past year in the wake of the 2008 recession, according to government data released Thursday.
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.
Business and Management Instructor Dr. Roger L. Torneden offers tips for navigating a career in today’s challenging market.
Iyda Kelati, a branch manager for Adecco Staffing USA, appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss the latest unemployment numbers for Los Angeles.
California’s jobless rate decreased to 9.4 percent in March, continuing a steady decline as the state pulls itself out of recession.
California’s jobless rate dipped to 9.6 percent last month, the lowest in more than four years.
As the economy begins to grow, many local people have still found themselves out of work. One health care company company is looking to hire 150 Southern Californians.
Job seekers were forced to pay an entrance fee to an Orange County job fair Thursday, despite being unemployed.
State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.