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Stories related to: employment

New Hiring, New Fears In New Year

January 1, 2017 | Steve Milne

More than 60 percent of the Sacramento area's top employers plan to hire in the first-quarter, up five percent from a year ago. But some companies are worried potential changes in healthcare and workplace benefits rules could thwart those plans.

California Leads Country With Most Job Gains

December 7, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

California’s employment picture improved last month, with 29,000 new private sector jobs added. Experts see the trend continuing into next year.

Government Leads Sacramento's October Job Growth

November 18, 2016 | Steve Milne

Sacramento's October job gains in government, retail and education were offset by losses in construction, manufacturing and leisure and hospitality. The unemployment rate in October was 5.2 percent, up from September's 5.1 percent.

State Government

Are Rigid Employment Licensing Requirements Hurting California's Economy?

October 4, 2016 | Daniel Potter

To get a job in California, you often need a license. A report from a nonpartisan state oversight agency says such rules can make it tough for qualified people to get hired.

Report: Sacramento Workers Earn 10% More Than U.S. Average

July 20, 2016 | Steve Milne

New federal data show Sacramento area workers earn 10 percent more than the national average. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics office in San Francisco released the numbers today.

Capital Public Radio / File

Business

Golden 1 Center Is Hiring

July 13, 2016 | Ed Joyce

The Golden 1 Center will provide hundreds of part-time jobs when it opens in downtown Sacramento later this year. A job fair Thursday at Sleep Train Arena starts the hiring process with "speed-dating" style interviews.

San Joaquin County Workers Strike

July 7, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

It's back to the picket lines again today for some San Joaquin County employees. About a thousand workers walked off the job Tuesday in a three day strike.

Keith Srakocic / AP

Survey: Most Companies Hiring In Q3

July 1, 2016 | Steve Milne

Most Sacramento area companies plan to add workers in the next three months, according to a quarterly employment trends survey released today.

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Amazon May Be Eyeing Sacramento For New Warehouse

June 10, 2016 | Steve Milne

Multiple sources with first-hand knowledge have confirmed that Amazon is getting ready to build a huge warehouse between Natomas and Sacramento International Airport.

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