Unemployment

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’s Employment Rate Continues To Dip, Now To 6.9 Percent

A state agency says California’s unemployment rate dipped to 6.9 percent last month by adding 67,300 new jobs, showing the economy continues to improve at a healthy clip.

03/06/2015

EDD

California EDD Processing Unemployment Claims Faster, But Delays Still Persist

The department handles the largest unemployment insurance program in the nation, doling out $6.1 billion and processing 3.5 million claims in 2014. In late 2013, the department reported that 83 percent to 90 percent of calls went unanswered by a live employee on any given day.

03/04/2015

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Sacramento Jobs Report: Those With Bachelor Degree Or Higher Have Lower Unemployment Rate

Jill Schlesinger reports those who completed a Bachelor’s degree or higher were in better shape when it comes to employment with an unemployment rate of just 2.9 percent.

02/19/2015

jobs

‘Hot Jobs’ Mean Sunny Outlook For Unemployment In Sacramento Area

During the height of the recent Great Recession, the unemployment rate in the Sacramento area was roughly 14 percent.

02/08/2015

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)

Report: California 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.

12/10/2014

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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

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