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.
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.
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.
After five months of searching for a job, Brittany Mullin says she’s only landed one interview.
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.
California’s unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January.
Unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the cutting of ancient redwood trees to make coffee tables and wall clocks.
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.
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.
The 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.
California’s jobless rate dropped to 8.5 percent in November, the state Employment Development Department said Friday, continuing a positive trend after increasing temporarily over the summer.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September and was unchanged in October, following two straight monthly increases.