US Jobless Claims At 870,000 As Fraud, Backlogs Cloud DataThe number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.
California Jobless Rate Falls With Help Of Temporary JobsA raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California's economic picture in August as the state added 101,900 jobs and saw its unemployment rate — now at 11.4% — fall below the high-water mark of the Great Recession for the first time since March.
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.
California Lawmakers Holding Hearing On Unemployment BacklogLawmakers will hold a hearing over the Employment Development Department (EDD) backlog Wednesday as a new report shows the magnitude of the problem. 
US Job Growth Rate In September Was Lower Than ExpectedEmployers added a weaker-than-expected 136,000 jobs in September and wage growth slowed, adding to fears that the U.S. economy is cooling.
'All I’m Looking For Is A Chance:' 84-Year-Old Looking For Job Says Employers Keep Passing Him UpBenjamin Shipley says he has applied to hundreds of jobs over the last year and half and has gotten zero interviews or callbacks. 
Supreme Court Ruling Has Independent Contractors Looking For AnswersMany worry the ruling in Dynamex Operations West v Superior Court of Los Angeles will debilitate millions of workers, while others say it's a decision that was long overdue.
Barbershop Workers Quit After California Supreme Court RulingA high court ruling has changed the definition of independent contractors, forcing many to become employees of the business they work in.
Jobs Report: Health Care Seeks Most New Hires In Sacramento; Tech Is Tops In Job Satisfaction
Facing Shrinking Applicant Pool, Employers Easing Drug Testing RequirementsAccording to the California Department of Public Health, 1 in 10 working-age adults uses cannabis at least once a month.
November Unemployment Number Falls To 5.3 Percent In California