Monday, October 23, 2006

CA Job Market Strong

More good news...excellent job growth in the California economy

Job market stays healthy

The statewide jobless rate in September fell a tenth of a percentage point, to 4.8 percent, while employers added 17,300 payroll jobs, the Employment Development Department said Friday.

EDD said greater Sacramento's unemployment dropped two-tenths of a point, to 4.2 percent, as the four-county region gained 3,000 jobs. The area encompasses Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado and Yolo counties.

Even adding jobs to the manufacturing sector bucking the trend in the rest of U.S.

Factories added 4,000 jobs last month, while the educational and health services sector added 4,600. Leisure and hospitality gained 3,900.
"It's really broad-based," Roth said.

  • Sac Bee Article

  • By Dale Kasler - Sac Bee

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