California Jobless Rate Dips To 6.5% In December; Some Bay Area Counties Down To 3% UnemploymentCalifornia's unemployment rate dipped a half-percentage point in December as the most populous state added 50,700 nonfarm jobs, accounting for more than a quarter of the nation’s 199,000 new jobs for the month, according to new data released Friday.
California Jobless Rate Dips To 6.9%, Lowest Since Start Of PandemicHiring in California slowed significantly in November even as the state's unemployment rate dipped below 7% for the first time since the start of the pandemic in March 2020, according to new data released Friday.
California Adds Only 47,400 Jobs In September; Unemployment Rate At 7.5%California is now tied with Nevada for the highest unemployment rate in the country at 7.5% after adding just 47,400 new jobs last month.
Employers Across California, U.S. Desperate As Data Shows Record Number Of Workers QuittingOn Tuesday, the Labor Department released data showing that 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs during the month of August. That’s nearly 3% of the entire workforce and is the single highest quitting rate on record.
Job Fair At Valley Fair Mall Sees Few Applicants As Holidays Loom - 'Nobody Really Stopping By'As stores start to gear up for the holiday shopping season, retailers are hoping to find more workers, but few showed up to apply during a job fair at one of the Bay Area's largest malls.
U.S. Postal Service To Hire 1,000 People In San Francisco Bay AreaThe U.S. Postal Service intends to hire 1,000 people to fill various jobs throughout the Bay Area.
San Jose Leaders Announce Plan To Cut Homelessness With Emergency Housing, JobsLooking to address homelessness in San Jose, city leaders announced a plan Wednesday to quickly build emergency housing and beef up a jobs program for the unhoused.
Federal Unemployment Benefits Set To End for 7.5 Million AmericansFederal unemployment benefits, including weekly $300 payments, are set to end by Labor Day for more than 2 million Californians. This will be the largest cut off of unemployment benefits in US history, and it is leaving many people anxious.
Millions Of Californians To Lose Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Next MonthA lifeline for many during COVID-19, federal pandemic unemployment benefits will be cut off next week for millions of Californians.
California Reopens: Hiring Slows In June; Unemployment Rate SteadyHiring in California slowed down in June as employers tried to coax reluctant workers back into their pre-pandemic jobs before expanded unemployment benefits expire in September.
Teamsters to Host San Jose Job Fair to Fill Trucking, Warehouse PositionsA union in the South Bay says that a lack of commercial drivers is threatening to put the brakes on the local post-pandemic economic recovery.
California Unemployment Rate Falls for 4th Straight Month, Regains Half of Jobs Lost in PandemicCalifornia has regained more than half of the 2.7 million jobs it lost at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday, a trend driven by restaurants and hotels hiring more people as the Golden State reopens its economy.
COVID Recovery: California Regains Nearly Half Of Jobs Lost In PandemicCalifornia extended its slow but steady economic recovery in April, adding more than 100,000 jobs for the third consecutive month, officials said Friday.
COVID Recovery: California Restaurants Expect Rebound To Take YearsNearly a third of California's restaurants permanently closed and two-thirds of workers at least temporarily lost their jobs as the pandemic set in more than a year ago.
Oakland Mayor Schaff's $3.85 Billion Budget Includes Funds For Homeless, Public Safety, BlightOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf released her 2021-23 budget Friday, a $3.85 billion plan that includes homelessness, public safety, jobs, and healthier neighborhoods.