Skip to comments.California adds 11,800 jobs, unemployment rate rises slightly to 8.1%
Posted on 04/18/2014 9:14:18 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
California's economy added 11,800 net new jobs in March, a meager showing after robust gains the month before, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
Although the Golden State gained some jobs, the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 8.1% from 8% a month earlier, according to the data.
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California added 2,400 construction jobs in March, but lost 1,700 manufacturing jobs, the report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found.
SOURCE: CENTRAL VALLEY BUSINESS TIMES
The number of people unemployed in California was 1,504,000 up by 5,000 over the month, but down by 211,000 compared with March of last year.
Here are the MARCH 2014 Central Valley unemployment rates, followed by those from February, which are in parentheses. All are estimates:
Butte County, 9.9 percent; (10.0 percent)
Fresno County, 13.8 percent; (13.5 percent)
Kern County, 13.1 percent; (12.5 percent)
Kings County, 14.7 percent; (15.0 percent)
Madera County, 12.6 percent; (12.0 percent)
Merced County, 16.3 percent; (16.1 percent)
Sacramento County, 8.1 percent; (8.1 percent)
San Joaquin County, 13.1 percent; (13.1 percent)
Stanislaus County, 13.6 percent; (13.3 percent)
Tulare County, 15.6 percent; (15.1 percent)
Yolo County, 10.1 percent; (10.4 percent)
Yuba County, 14.5 percent; (14.7 percent)
The states highest unemployment rate in MARCH was 24.5 percent in Colusa County, up from 24.2 percent in February.
The lowest MARCH jobless rate was in Marin County at 4.7 percent, down from 4.8 percent in February.
This seems to be what the residents want.
This is the Democrat version of the squeaky wheel. Apparently, California’s plight of a very serious shortage of cash and massive public debt associated with pensions, largess and graft/greed have hit a wall with which even these corrupt politicians cannot deal.
They are raising the flag, specifically to Obama and his lying, cheating, dissembling administration to get some relief in the way of massive Federal Government bailout in some shape, form or fashion.
It is understandable. California Democrats and politicians aren’t about responsibility and good stewardship. They are about largess for Democrat voters, even illegals; they are about self enrichment and featherbedding for themselves and state employees; and they are about progression of that ideology throughout this country. There’s nothing mysterious about it at all.
The folks in the Silicon Valley region don’t mind what happens to the Central Valley as long as they’re OK.
They’ll be willing to pay high taxes too as long as they have enough low paying workers who can clean their yards.
Unemployment rates fall in 21 US states last month
Washington Post | 04/18/2014
Posted on 4/18/2014 12:21:59 PM by SeekAndFind
Most taxpaying residents would probably welcome a takeover bid from Putin....