California Still Losing Jobs, But Recovery Likely ComingNearly 70,000 jobs were lost in California this January as the coronavirus pandemic stretched into the new year, but the state's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 9% as more people stopped looking for work amid another round of lockdowns.
California's Jobless Rate Improves; Economy Still StrugglingCalifornia added more than 140,000 jobs in July, lowering its historic high unemployment rate to 13.3% amid a coronavirus pandemic marked by stops and starts of the workplace that have plunged the world's fifth largest economy into chaos.
Coronavirus Impact: California Unemployment Rate Jumped To 5.3% In MarchCalifornia's unemployment rate jumped to 5.3% in March, up. from 3.9% the previous month amid the coronavirus pandemic and abruptly ending the state's record jobs expansion of 120 months, the Employment Development Department said Friday.
Unemployment Applications Surge As Stay-At-Home Order ContinuesMore than a million California residents have now filed for unemployment and that number continues to grow.
California Unemployment Rate Held Steady At 3.9% In DecemberCalifornia's unemployment rate held steady at the record low 3.9% in December, the state said Friday.
California Unemployment Rate Held At Record Low In NovemberCalifornia's unemployment rate held steady at the record low of 3.9% in November, the state said Friday.
California Unemployment Rate Falls To New Record LowCalifornia's unemployment rate fell to a new record low of 3.9% in October.
California Unemployment Rate Held Steady At 4.2% In JuneCalifornia's unemployment rate held steady at 4.2% in June.
EDD: California Federal Workers' Unemployment Claims Up 600% From Last YearAs the longest federal government shutdown in history continues, an increasing number of federal employees in California have applied for unemployment benefits.
California Unemployment Rate Decreases To 5.4 PercentCalifornia's unemployment rate dipped to 5.4 percent in March.
California Jobless Rate Increases To 8.7 PercentState officials say California's unemployment rate increased slightly to 8.7 percent in July.