Unemployment

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California Unemployment Rate Unchanged At 7.3 Percent

California’s unemployment rate for October was 7.3 percent, which remain unchanged from the previous month even as the state increased payroll jobs.

11/21/2014

EL CERRITO, CA - MARCH 08: A 'Help Wanted' sign is posted in the window of an automotive service shop on March 8, 2013 in El Cerrito, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Unemployment Rate Stays At 7.4 Percent

California’s unemployment rate is unchanged for a third month, holding at 7.4 percent in August.

09/19/2014

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Researchers: Twitter Could Help Accurately Predict True Unemployment Rate

Twitter could help predict the U.S. jobs report more accurately, researchers found.

08/27/2014

Unemployment

California Unemployment Lowest In Nearly Six Years, But Numbers Might Not Tell Whole Story

California employment officials say the new rates only measure those who are employed and those who aren’t. Those figures don’t include people who may have given up on looking for a job.

05/16/2014

EL CERRITO, CA - MARCH 08: A 'Help Wanted' sign is posted in the window of an automotive service shop on March 8, 2013 in El Cerrito, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Jobless Rate At Lowest Level Since 2008

California’s unemployment rate has dipped below 8 percent for the first time in nearly six years, a sign that the state’s economy has rebounded from the depths of the recession.

05/16/2014

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said that she supports raising minimum wage in the state of California to $26 an hour, adding that she doesn’t think such a hike would hurt small business owners. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Rep: Raise State Minimum Wage To ‘$26 An Hour’

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., said that she supports raising minimum wage in the state of California to $26 an hour, adding that she doesn’t think such a hike would hurt small business owners.

05/05/2014

Job wanted

College Graduate Stalks Capitol With Sign In Hopes Of Finding Job

After five months of searching for a job, Brittany Mullin says she’s only landed one interview.

04/17/2014

The average American employee who receives vacation or paid time off only used about half (51 percent) of this eligible time off in the past 12 months, and many can’t stop working even while they are away on vacation, according to a new survey released by Glassdoor.  (Photo by Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Survey: American Workers Only Take Half Of Their Vacation Time

The average American employee who receives vacation or paid time off only used about half (51 percent) of this eligible time off in the past 12 months, and many can’t stop working even while they are away on vacation, according to a new survey released by Glassdoor.

04/04/2014

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California’s Unemployment Rate Declines In January

California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January.

03/07/2014

Authorities say some people are so desperate for money they are illegally cutting off parts of redwood trees to make and sell crafts. (Getty Images)

Redwood Park Closes Road To Deter Poachers

Unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the cutting of ancient redwood trees to make coffee tables and wall clocks.

03/05/2014

EDD

Report Finds EDD Doesn’t Answer Up To 90 Percent Of Phone Calls

New numbers show up to 90 percent of daily callers seeking help from the Employment Development Department aren’t able to get ahold of a real person.

01/21/2014

Sanjay Varshney

Sacramento Economist: End Of Employment Benefits Economically Better In Long Term

More than a million Americans are holding out hope that something can be done to keep them from losing the checks they depend on to live before they lose everything else.

12/28/2013

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