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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May 20, 2016 | Steve Milne
State numbers show the Sacramento area unemployment rate of 5.1 percent in April was a nine-year low.
April 13, 2016
(AP) — Officials say Nevada's unemployment rate is continuing to steadily improve, with the figure dropping to 5.8 percent.
March 24, 2016
(AP) - Nevada's unemployment rate has dropped below 6 percent for the first time in eight years.
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.
March 9, 2016
(AP) — State officials say Nevada's unemployment rate is continuing to drop — down to 6.2 percent 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.
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.
January 27, 2016
(AP) - Unemployment rates are ticking down in Nevada's three main metropolitan areas.
October 14, 2015 | Steve Milne
August unemployment figures released today show the Sacramento region had a 5.9 percent jobless rate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that was a drop of 1.5 percent from a year ago, and a two-year low.