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California adding jobs, but unemployment claims remain high

Aug. 20, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California employers are adding new jobs at a record-breaking pace even as the state's unemployment claims remain stubbornly high, a sign the highly contagious delta variant could be giving people pause about returning to work. California has...

California hiring slows in June; unemployment rate steady

Jul. 16, 2021 17:34 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hiring 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. California, the nation's most populous state, gained 73,500 jobs...

California unemployment rate dips as employers add new jobs

Jun. 18, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California 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 nation’s most populous state reopens its economy. ...