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Capital Public Radio File

Sacramento-Area Wages Higher Than National Average

May 16, 2018 | Steve Milne

Sacramento-area workers earn 9 percent more than the national average according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which released its annual employment and wage data Wednesday.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Most Sacramento Employers Say Recreational Pot Not A Workplace Issue

April 4, 2018 | Steve Milne

Only about one-in-four Sacramento companies say legal recreational marijuana affected their workforce in the first-quarter. That's according to a new survey that also found 65 percent of companies plan to hire between now and June.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File

State Government

Window For Sexual Harassment Complaints Could Widen Under New Bills

January 18, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

New legislative efforts supporting the “Me Too” anti-harassment movement could change the reporting process for victims filing complaints.

Keith Srakocic / AP

Fewer Sacramento Companies Project Hiring In Q1

January 3, 2018 | Steve Milne

The number of Sacramento area employers planning to hire is down. Sixty-five percent of the companies polled between late November and mid-December said they'll hire in the first-quarter of 2018. That's down from 70 percent the previous quarter.

 Keith Srakocic / AP

Business

California's Jobless Rate Drops Slightly To 4.9 Percent

November 17, 2017 | Chris Nichols

California employers added nearly 32,000 jobs in October, according to state figures released today.

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Business

Over-Parenting Reported By One Out Of Four Companies

July 5, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some human resource managers in the Sacramento area are complaining about an unwelcome new trend: over-parenting in the workplace. A poll released today finds 25 percent of companies recently heard from an employee's parent.

Courtesy of The RAND Corporation

Tourism-Travel An Employment Ladder For Many Californians

June 27, 2017 | Steve Milne

Four in 10 people working in California's travel and tourism industry were not previously working...either because they were unemployed or attending school. A new study says that's a larger proportion than other comparably-sized industries.

Food and Sustainability

Salvation Army Pilot Program Offers Job Skills In The Kitchen

May 25, 2017 | Julia Mitric

It's graduation time for seven culinary apprentices in Sacramento who might otherwise be homeless. They are the first class to graduate from a pilot job skills program for residents of the Salvation Army's homeless center.

Aerojet Rocketdyne In Rancho Cordova Plans To Reduce Its Local Workforce

April 10, 2017 | Randol White

One of the largest employers in Rancho Cordova says it plans to reduce its local workforce by 1,100 jobs over the next two years.

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