California Unemployment Sets New Record: 3.9 percent In October

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 4.4% in October, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department reported on November 15, 2019.

Last month’s unemployment rate was below the October 2018 rate, which was 4.7%, according to the EDD.

In Orange County, where seasonally adjusted numbers were not available, the October jobless rate was 2.5%, up slightly from 2.4% in September.

San Francisco also had a drop in unemployment to 1.9% in October.

Statewide, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9% in
October, down from the 4% rate in September and below the 4.1% rate in October

According to the EDD, total nonfarm employment in Los Angeles County increased by 38,100 between September and October to reach more than 4.6 million. The government sector led the way by adding 13,000 jobs.

For the full report from the EDD click on the pdf below:

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