unemployment rate

June 23, 2014 - recruiter Christina O, with New Western Acquisitions, left, take Raheem Shaw's resumé during a job fair. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Unemployment in LA County down, but up in the OC

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County decreased to 8.1 percent in June, down from a revised 8.2 percent in May, the state Employment Development Department reported today. The […]



California jobless rate at lowest level since 2008

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In one of the strongest signals of a rebounding economy yet, California’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest point in nearly six years. California’s jobless rate was 7.8 percent in April, the […]


A job search workshop at WorkForce One in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Unemployment rates drop in 43 US states in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 43 U.S. states in January as more Americans began looking for work and most quickly found jobs. The Labor Department said Monday that the unemployment rate rose in […]


Money 101: Ways to save money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore the conversation will include: An analysis of the latest federal unemployment numbers and what it […]


In this Jan. 22, 2014 photo, job seekers sign in before meeting prospective employers during a career fair at a hotel in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Unemployment rates fall in 39 US states last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in four-fifths of US states in December and rose in just two, though most of the improvement stemmed from unemployed Americans giving up on their job searches. The Labor […]


U.S. unemployment down

A tale of 2 employment surveys, at a glance

(AP) – The U.S. economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, a sharp drop from the average 221,000 created in the previous four months. At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent in February.



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