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Bimbo Plant Closure Brings Sacramento Area Jobs Lost To 1,100 In A Year

Bimbo Bakeries is the latest factory in the Sacramento region to shut down, leaving more than 100 people out of work just before the holidays.


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EDD Insider Says 600K Unemployed Not Receiving Payments

Thousands of struggling Californians were promised they would get paid their money by this weekend after a computer glitch delayed their unemployment payments.



EDD Computer Glitch Leaves Thousands Without Unemployment For Nearly Two Weeks

A computer glitch at the Employment Development Department is creating a backlog for unemployed Californians, leaving some waiting for a check nearly two weeks later.


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Unemployment Rates Rise In Most US States In July

Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.



UPDATED: California’s Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly To 8.6 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.



UOP Forecast Shows Hope For Stockton Unemployment Rate

Jeff Michael with UOP’s business forecasting center says there could be light at the end of Stockton’s economic tunnel.


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California Unemployment Rate Drops To 9.4 Percent

California’s jobless rate decreased to 9.4 percent in March, continuing a steady decline as the state pulls itself out of recession.


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California Jobless Rate Stalled At 9.8 Percent

California’s jobless rate stalled at 9.8 percent this winter, with only a few new jobs created in January.


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Sacramento: A Health Care Hub Ideal For Aspiring Nurses

California’s capital city is a hub for innovative and state-of-the-art health care.


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Job Market Skill Gaps In Sacramento

Three major skill gaps in Sacramento are currently providing job opportunities: nursing, security and criminal justice.


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Getting The Unemployed Back To Work: A 60 Minutes Special Report

Is long-term unemployment a hinderance to finding a job?


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California Jobless Rate Remains At 9.8 Percent

State officials say California’s jobless rate remained at 9.8 percent in December, the same rate as in November.