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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. ...

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...