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California jobless rate falls in October as hiring picks up

Nov. 19, 2021 14:36 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Following a lull in September, California employers bounced back in a big way last month as they added 96,800 new jobs and lowered the state's unemployment rate to 7.3% New data released Friday showed job gains across all but one employment...

California hiring slows in September; jobless rate at 7.5%

Oct. 22, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In California, new coronavirus cases are at their lowest point since the start of the pandemic, schools have fully reopened and the more generous unemployment benefits from the federal government have expired — all signs pointing to what should have been a robust...

Start of school year fuels California job growth in August

Sep. 17, 2021 14:39 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Public school teachers and staff returning to the classroom in August fueled another impressive month of job gains in California as officials said Friday that the state added another 104,300 jobs on its march to erase an unprecedented pandemic employment deficit. ...