Unemployment Dips To 7.8 Percent In FebruaryUnemployment in Los Angeles County dipped slightly to 7.8 percent in February from a revised 7.9 percent in January, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
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 Unemployment Rate At Lowest Since Great RecessionCalifornia recorded its lowest jobless rate last month since the early months of the Great Recession, while the number of additional jobs was the second-largest gain since the state began keeping that record in 1990.
Report: Calif. Jobless Rate To Continue To Fall A new report says California's economy is expected to continue its steady recovery and predicts the state unemployment rate will drop nearly two full percentage points by the end of 2016.
Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Stays Steady At 8 PercentUnemployment in Los Angeles County held steady at 8 percent in October, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
Unemployment Dips In SeptemberUnemployment throughout the state has dipped in September, according to a report Friday from the state Employment Development Department.
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.
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.
Consultancy Firm Will Offer Free Advice To Job Seekers Through FridayGlobal outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. will offer free advice to job seekers on Dec. 26 and 27.
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.
Shutdown Delays California Unemployment DataCalifornia's monthly unemployment figures for September are being delayed due to the partial federal government shutdown that ended this week.
Poverty Rate Rises In LA Metro Area In Wake Of '08 RecessionMore Southland residents were living in poverty this past year in the wake of the 2008 recession, according to government data released Thursday.
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.