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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.

Report: Sacramento Unemployment At Two-Year Low

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.

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California Reports Strong July Job Growth

August 21, 2015 | Katie Orr

The Employment Development Department reports 80,600 non-farm payroll jobs were created in July.

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