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.
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.
Target plans to hire about 70,000 seasonal workers for the critical holiday shopping season, down about 20 percent from a year ago. The discounter is aiming to be more efficient in its hiring practices.
The state Employment Development Department plans to begin cutting staff to address declining funding from the federal unemployment insurance program.
Unemployment rates rose in July in the Bay Area and statewide, even as the national unemployment rate declined, state officials said Friday.
California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in June as the state continues to close the gap on the national jobless rate, the state Employment Development Department announced Thursday.
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.
While the youth unemployment rate is around 17 percent, there are some programs in the Bay Area helping young people get a job this summer.
A new movie in theaters features a popular comedy duo playing 40-somethings vying for internships at Google. The storyline isn’t unique to Hollywood; there are a growing number of older adults competing with a younger crowd for internships.
California unemployment claims were down in May due to fewer layoffs in the service industry.