California adds 5500 new jobs in November

California employers added 5,500 jobs in November, according to federal data — a significant slowdown from more robust monthly gains earlier in the year. But the state unemployment rate continued its five-year-long decline, dropping to 5.7% in November, the lowest in eight years. The U.S. unemployment rate is 5%. November’s tepid job increases were the

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California Continues to See New Job Openings

Even though it officially ended in 2009, the Great Recession seemed to hang over Southern California like stank in a public transit bus. UCLA’s latest Anderson Forecast quarterly economic report was released this week, and the news is much more aromatic. In addressing California, the report calls for “continued steady gains in employment through 2017”

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