Coronavirus: More Than 2.4 Million Californians File Jobless Claims In A MonthIn California, more than 2.4 million jobless claims were filed in the last month. In just the last week, the state processed more than 925,000 claims, which were up nearly 2,500 percent over last year.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
California Posts Biggest Drop In Jobless ClaimsThe number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits went up again last week, but in California, that number is down.