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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.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

State Government

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.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio News

Business

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.

Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP

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.

Stock / Capital Public Radio

Report: Sacramento Area Unemployment At 9 Year Low

May 20, 2016 | Steve Milne

State numbers show the Sacramento area unemployment rate of 5.1 percent in April was a nine-year low.

Stock / Capital Public Radio

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.

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