Countywide jobless rate falls further

RIVERSIDE – Substantial job growth in the regional economy sent the unemployment rate in Riverside County lower last month, state officials said. The jobless rate in October, based on preliminary estimates, was 5 percent, compared to 5.6 percent in September, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the October rate was more than […]

 Countywide jobless rate drops

RIVERSIDE – With gains in most sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County fell nearly a full percentage point last month, state officials reported. The jobless rate in September 2017, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.6 percent, compared to 6.5 percent in August, according to the California Employment Development Department. The […]

Countywide jobless rate rises

RIVERSIDE – Despite a pickup in labor market activity, the unemployment rate crept higher in Riverside County last month, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.5 percent, compared with 6.3 percent in July, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the August […]

Countywide jobless rate continues climb

RIVERSIDE – Big seasonal losses in the public sector drove the unemployment rate higher in Riverside County last month, state officials reported. The jobless rate in July, based on preliminary estimates, was 6.3 percent, compared to 5.7 percent in June, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency figures showed that the July rate was […]

Countywide jobless rate unchanged in March

RIVERSIDE – Losses in a few sectors of the regional economy were offset by gains in others, leaving the unemployment rate in Riverside County unchanged last month, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in March, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.5 percent – the same as February, according to the California Employment Development […]

County’s unemployment rate remains under 6 percent

RIVERSIDE – Riverside County’s unemployment rate was unchanged last month, with most sectors of the regional economy stable or expanding slightly, state officials announced last week. The jobless rate in February, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.9 percent, the same as January, according to the California Employment Development Department. The rate was 1.1 percentage points […]