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Sacramento Region, California Post Job Gains In August

September 16, 2016 | Steve Milne | Ben Adler

The unemployment rate in the four-county Sacramento area is back down after a slight increase in July. Meanwhile, California added more than 60-thousand jobs in August – a strong showing particularly when compared to the rest of the nation.

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Report: Construction Leads Annual Job Growth In Region

August 19, 2016 | Ben Bradford | Steve Milne

State data released today show total jobs in the Sacramento region increased by 17,700, or nearly two percent from July 2015 to July 2016. The state Employment Development Department says construction led year-over growth.

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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.

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Sacramento Unemployment Rate At Nine Year Low

June 17, 2016 | Steve Milne | Ben Bradford

The jobless rate in the Sacramento region was 4.7 percent in May, according to officials. The last time it was close to that would've been in May of 2007 when it was 4.8 percent. The jobless rate in California also ticked down to 5.2 percent.

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Restaurants, Bars Lead February Job Gains

March 18, 2016 | Steve Milne

New data show the Sacramento area unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in February, down a tenth of a percent from January and a one percent drop from a year ago. The state Employment Development Department says leisure and hospitality led job gains.

Region Loses 5,400 Retail Jobs In January

March 4, 2016 | Steve Milne

The Sacramento area unemployment rate in January was 5.5 percent, unchanged from December and down from 6.7 percent a year ago. State data show the seasonal reduction in retail led month-over-month declines.

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Job Fair Targets People Already Working

February 8, 2016 | Steve Milne

About a dozen companies, including Verizon Wireless and Enterprise Rent-a-Car, will take part in a management specific career fair in Sacramento Tuesday. Organizers say they expect most of the job seekers attending will already be employed.

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