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.
Researchers: Twitter Could Help Accurately Predict True Unemployment RateTwitter could help predict the U.S. jobs report more accurately, researchers found.
California Unemployment Lowest In Nearly Six Years, But Numbers Might Not Tell Whole StoryCalifornia 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 Jobless Rate At Lowest Level Since 2008California'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.
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.
College Graduate Stalks Capitol With Sign In Hopes Of Finding JobAfter five months of searching for a job, Brittany Mullin says she’s only landed one interview.
Survey: American Workers Only Take Half Of Their Vacation TimeThe 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 Declines In JanuaryCalifornia's unemployment rate decreased to 8.1 percent in January.
Redwood Park Closes Road To Deter PoachersUnemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the cutting of ancient redwood trees to make coffee tables and wall clocks.
Report Finds EDD Doesn't Answer Up To 90 Percent Of Phone CallsNew 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.
Sacramento Economist: End Of Employment Benefits Economically Better In Long TermMore 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.
High Stakes For US Families Losing Jobless BenefitThe 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 Jobless Rate Continues Positive TrendCalifornia'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 Falls To 8.7 percentCalifornia's unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September and was unchanged in October, following two straight monthly increases.
EDD, Deloitte Grilled On Unemployment System Upgrade Debacle Deloitte admits it didn’t spend enough time looking at stop payment flags, which mark a person ineligible for unemployment benefits.