California Jobless Claims Move Faster But Still Have DelaysThe state agency that handles unemployment claims for millions of Californians says it has hired nearly 500 new employees to process claims since Gov. Jerry Brown's administration ordered it last year to beef up customer service.
California's Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.6 Percent California's unemployment rate hit 7.6 percent in May, maintaining its steady decline past pre-recession levels, the state Employment Development Department reported on Friday.
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.
Calif. Unemployment Dips, 30K Jobs Lost In January California's unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January despite the loss of 31,000 jobs statewide, according to figures released Friday.
200K California Residents Feel Pinch While Congress Debates Jobless BenefitsWhile 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.
SoCal Families Losing Unemployment Checks Desperate To Make Ends MeetThe 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.
Long-Term Jobless Face Bleak Christmas After Congress Fails To Pass Benefits ExtensionLawmakers in Washington may be leaving town for the holidays, but for Tommy Donovan, the Congressional vacation couldn't come at a worse time.
More LA County Workers Jobless In July 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.
Calif. Unemployment Rate Falls Below 9 Percent California's unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless number has dipped below 9 percent, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
Unemployed Angelenos Still Love LA Despite High Jobless Rate Even with a bleak job market, the City of Angels is still a haven for the unemployed, according to a new survey.
Who Says There Aren't Any Jobs Out There? I love the "able to read your schedule" qualifier. But I'm no master at S.Y.M.
Calif. Jobless Rate Dips Below Double-Digits; 1st Time Since '09For the first time since 2009, the unemployment rate in California has fallen below 10 percent.