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The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Bay Area Unemployment Slightly Higher As California Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

The state Employment Development Department said Friday that California gained 24,200 jobs during the month. It’s the lowest rate in six years. The last time the unemployment rate fell below 7.4 percent was in July 2008.

07/18/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

California Jobless Rate Hits New Low Since 2008

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.

05/16/2014

Job seekers look at job postings that are displayed on a bulletin board in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Every Bay Area County Sees Unemployment Tick Higher

The state Employment Development Department said Friday the rate was down from 8.3 percent in December and from 9.5 percent a year earlier.

03/07/2014

(CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Long-Term Unemployed Dumbing-Down Resumes To Find Work

While unemployed job seekers in their 20s find if difficult to find work, those in their 50s are finding it nearly impossible. Research by the Federal Reserve in San Francisco finds that older workers, who are in the ranks of the long-term unemployed, have almost no chance of getting hired.

03/03/2014

Job seekers look at job postings that are displayed on a bulletin board in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Unemployment Falls To 8.7 Percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.7 percent in September and was unchanged in October, snapping a two-month streak of increases, the state Employment Development Department said Friday.

11/22/2013

(CBS)

Bay Area Unemployment Drops Again; California Jobless Rate Climbs

Unemployment rates in the Bay Area subsided again in August after a brief rise in July, but statewide jobless rates continued to climb, state employment officials said Friday.

09/20/2013

Construction workers build a parking garage. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bay Area, California Unemployment Up Slightly As U.S Jobless Rate Falls

Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials said Friday.

08/16/2013

(CBS)

California Jobless Below 9 Percent For 1st Time Since 2008

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless rate has dipped below 9 percent.

06/21/2013

construction, workers, roof

California Unemployment Rate Drops To 9 Percent

The state’s Employment Development Department reported Friday that California’s jobless rate is at its lowest point since November 2008, nearly a year after the recession began.

05/17/2013

Bridge Workers

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.

04/19/2013

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