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California Unemployment Rate

Aaron Sankin

Guess Which State Has The Highest Unemployment Rate?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.19.2013 | San Francisco

In the month of January, California was tied with Rhode Island for having the highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of any state in the nation...

Promising News For Job Seekers

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 02.20.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After a long twilight, business is booming again at Matt Construction as high-end orders come in for hotels and office comp...

San Francisco Struggles In The Face Of California's Growing Economy

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.24.2012 | San Francisco

It's no secret the recession hit the Golden State harder than most. But recent good news on the jobs front shows California's economic recovery may be...

1.1 Million Californians Set To Lose Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.22.2011 | Los Angeles

If Republicans and Democrats in Congress don't come to an agreement in the next 10 days, about 1.1 million out-of-work Californians won't get their un...

California's Unemployment Rate Falls To Lowest Level In Two Years

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | San Francisco

By Juliet Williams, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's unemployment rate fell to 11.3 percent in November, the lowest it has...

Let's Pull Families Back From the Edge

Judy Patrick | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Judy Patrick

In today's economy, where budget cuts seem to be an easy fix, we are constantly placing families' well-being on the edge of a very steep cliff with no sign of a safety net.

'California Is Becoming A Post-Industrial Hell'

| Lance Williams | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Lance Williams Since the recession began, times have been tough in California – every...

NOT AGAIN: California's Unemployment Rate Rises For Second Month In A Row

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | San Francisco

By Don Thompson, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's jobless rate grew for the second straight month in August to 12.1 percent...

Hardest-Hit Groups Among CA's Unemployed

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. California's unemployment rate remains the second-highest in the nation - 12 percent in July - but ...

Maxine Waters: 'The Tea Party Can Go Straight To Hell'

Posted 10.21.2011 | Politics

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) had some harsh words for the Tea Party at a forum in Inglewood, California Saturday. With California's jobless rate n...

State Unemployment Rate Rises Again

Associated Press | Posted 10.19.2011 | San Francisco

By Adam Weintraub, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The unemployment rate in California climbed again, hitting 12 percent in July as the...

More Bad News For California's Economy

Posted 08.17.2011 | Los Angeles

California was hit with a dose of bad news on the jobs front this morning. The state's employers shed 29,200 jobs in May even as the state's unempl...

One Third Of CA's Jobless Unemployed For Year Or More

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 08.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of California Watch. By Joanna Lin Of the more than 2.1 million jobless Californians, one out of three has been unemployed for a ...

State Unemployment Rate Drops Below 12 Percent

AP | By ADAM WEINTRAUB | Posted 07.20.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's unemployment rate has dropped below 12 percent for the first time since August 2009 – another positive sign f...

Lucia Graves

Schwarzenegger Touts His Anti-Tax Stance, Citing Grim Jobs Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

With California's unemployment rate stalled at 12.3 percent, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is using a report issued today by the California Employment De...

California Unemployment Hits High Of 12.6%

AP | DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's unemployment rate hit a modern record of 12.6 percent in March, though it rose only a fraction over the previo...

Working Wardrobes Helps Unemployed Dress To Impress

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The CEO of Working Wardrobes, Jerri Rosen, says that employers take about six seconds to make a quick judgment call on a potential employee during an ...

California Unemployment Hits 10.5 Percent In February

LA Times | Marc Lifsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

California employers led the nation in mass layoffs in February as the state's unemployment rate hit 10.5%, the highest level since April 1983, state ...

California Unemployment Rate Tops 10 Percent

AP | Don Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SACRAMENTO (AP) -- California's unemployment rate jumped to 10.1 percent in January, the state's first double-digit jobless reading in a quarter-centu...