Unemployment Rate Matches Lowest Point In Half A CenturyThe jobless rate inched down to 3.8% in May, another sign of the strong economy and tight labor market.
As California Experiences Economic Boom Some Workers Feel Left BehindFor eight straight years, the Bay Area’s economy has been in overdrive, fueling jobs, growth, and driving unemployment to historic lows. Not everyone is benefiting, though.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
2nd-Longest US Expansion On Record Keeps Churning Out JobsThe U.S. economy has delivered steady if only modest gains for most Americans since the Great Recession ended in 2009. It's been a frustration for many.
Unemployment Is Below 4% For The First Time Since 2000The unemployment rate dropped below 4% in April for the first time since 2000.
Jobs Report Surprise: 313,000 Added In FebruaryFebruary also marked the 89th consecutive month of job gains, the longest streak since the Labor Department began keeping track in the 1940s.
Job Fair Aims To Help Those Who Lost Employment In WildfiresWhile many people lost their home in the Wine Country wildfires, a large number of North Bay residents lost their jobs too.
California Unemployment Rate Dipped In May, Ties Record LowCalifornia's unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent in May, down from 4.8 percent a month earlier.
Unemployment Below 5 Percent In 8 Bay Area CountiesTwo Bay Area counties had unemployment rates below 3 percent last month, while all but one county reported rates under 5 percent.
Unemployement Drops In Much Of Bay Area, State Jobless Rate Up SlightlyThe state’s overall unemployment rate increased slightly last month but many Bay Area counties showed improvement, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.
California’s Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.7%The number of unemployed Californians stood at 1,082,000 in November, down 274,000 from the same time last year.