California’s unemployment rate unchanged at 9.8 percent
20/03/13 10:07 Filed in: Human Resources
California gained 327,400 payroll jobs in 2012
– California’s unemployment rate was unchanged at 9.8 percent in January 2013, and nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 1,700 during the month, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD) from two separate surveys.
Last year, in January 2012, the unemployment rate was 11.0 percent. The unemployment rate is derived from a federal survey of 5,500 California households.