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  • Jobless rates drop in Glendale and Burbank

    Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with trade, transportation and utilities driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank both...
  • California's jobless rate falls to 7%

    California's jobless rate falls to 7%
    California employers slowed the pace of hiring at the end of 2014 after spending much of the year adding jobs at a furious pace. The state's labor market remained healthy in December, though less rosy than in earlier months, according to data from the...
  • California adds just 700 jobs in December; jobless rate falls to 7%

    California’s unemployment rate fell slightly to 7% in December, closing out a year that included several unpleasant surprises for the labor market amid generally strong growth. The state’s jobless rate fell last month after dipping to 7.2%...
  • PA jobless rate dips below 5 percent

    PA jobless rate dips below 5 percent
    Pennsylvania's unemployment rate fell below five percent in December, a rate many economists consider a benchmark of a healthy economy and job market. It was down from 5.1 percent in November and has declined 2 percent since December 2013. It was the...
  • Orange County jobless rate falls below five percent

    Orange County jobless rate falls below five percent
    Orange County’s jobless rate fell below five percent for the first time since the Great Recession to 4.9 percent, according to state data released Friday. That is down from 5.3 percent in November. A rate of five percent or below is considered...
  • Laid off? Read real-deal tips to land federal job

    DEAR JOYCE: Plummeting gas prices are helping many drivers, but not us! My husband lost his job as an oil rig derrick worker, forcing him to sign up for unemployment benefits. What else could he be doing to land a new job in case he's not called back soon...
  • Network helps job seekers reinvent themselves

    Even after more than 20 years working in human resources, Leslie Kelley says she still enjoys looking at resumes. After hours, Kelley and other dedicated volunteers have helped retool the resumes of more than 400 job seekers since 2007 through the...
  • US applications for unemployment aid rise to 278,000; averages still indicate robust hiring

    More people sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applicants remained near historic lows in a positive sign for job growth. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose 11,000 to a seasonally adjusted 278,000....
  • Weekly jobless claims rise but remain low

    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market. Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
  • State unemployment drops to 5.8 percent, lowest since May 2008

    State unemployment drops to 5.8 percent, lowest since May 2008
    The state’s unemployment rate dipped once again in November, hitting a number it hasn’t seen in more than six years. State officials said Friday that Florida’s unemployment rate improved to 5.8 percent, matching the rate of...
  • Unemployment falls in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment falls in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    November's unemployment report on Friday brought tidings of good cheer. Florida's unemployment fell to its lowest level since the recession, with Broward County's rate at 4.8 percent and Palm Beach County's 5.2 percent, the state said Friday. Broward's...