Road to Recovery: Economists Say It's a Good Time for Jobseekers9.7 million Americans are currently unemployed, 1.5 million of them live in California. Economists say that, even with high unemployment numbers, it’s a great time to be looking for work.
Housing, Jobs, Healthcare Biggest Barriers To Reentry After Leaving PrisonFormerly incarcerated people face challenges big and small after leaving prison - from navigating the supermarket to stable housing and employment. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Yukari Kane, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project, and Jesse Vasquez, program coordinator for Arsola Distribution and Community Services.
COVID: Labor Shortages Loom As Reopening Bay Area Businesses Try To Rehire Former WorkersLabor analysts warn that California may be faced with a looming labor shortage as the state races to reopen more and more of its economy that was shut down over the past year.
Report: Billions Lost In Fraudulent EDD Payments; Overseas Crime Syndicates Cash InWhile millions of Californians are battling each day to put food on the table amid the idled COVID-19 economy, payments from the state earmarked to help them have been ripped off to the tune of nearly $10 billion, according to a security firm hired to investigate the fraud.
Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works Cutting 850 Office JobsThe owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works said Tuesday that it is cutting 850 office jobs, or about 15% of its corporate workforce.
Minimum Wage Hike Helps Workers During Pandemic But Timing Is Tough For BusinessesRaising the minimum wage will certainly help a lot of workers, but during a pandemic some struggling business owners in Alameda say the timing is a bit awkward.
Coronavirus Jobs: Yelp Announces Layoffs, Furloughs Of More Than 2,000 EmployeesSan Francisco-based online review platform Yelp announced early Thursday morning that it will be laying off or furloughing of more than 2,000 employees.
Lifelong Horse Stylist Forced To Find New Job Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe COVID-19 pandemic has not only forced many to change their lifestyles but also their careers. With bills left to pay and no income coming in, many in the Bay Area are looking for work.
San Francisco / Peninsula Added 40,000 Jobs In A Year, Leads Bay AreaAnnual job growth in the combined San Francisco/Peninsula region outpaced the other two metropolitan divisions of the Bay Area.
Economic Research Shows Bay Area Employment Expected To Expand Even MoreNon-farm employment is expected to grow through the end of the year in most regions of the Bay Area, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Beacon Economics, an economic research firm based in Los Angeles.
Bay Area Jobs Market Stays Hot But Mid-Wage Workers Feel SqueezedThe Bay Area job market is so robust, it produced more than 40 percent of all jobs created in California during the first half of the year, according to state labor officials.
California Launches State-Sponsored Retirement Plan July 1California has launched a state-sponsored retirement plan targeting employers who don't have options for their workers.
San Francisco Nonprofit Hires Ex-Convicts To Clean Up City's Streets, ImageA new office opened Sunday for a San Francisco nonprofit that is putting former long-term offenders to work cleaning up the streets and the city’s image as well.
Golden State Warriors Hiring At Chase Center; No Jump Shot RequiredWith the Chase Center preparing to open in the fall as a new event venue and the home court for the Golden State Warriors, the Mission Bay arena is preparing to hold the first of several job fairs next month to fill nearly 2,500 positions.
U.S. Border Patrol Disinvited By Job Fair Organizers At San Jose City CollegeU.S. Border Patrol was invited, and then asked not to come to a job fair for students at San Jose City College.