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 rises

RIVERSIDE – With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County climbed more than one percentage point last month, state officials reported. The jobless rate in June, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in May, according to the California Employment Development Department. Agency […]

County unemployment rate rises by over 1%

RIVERSIDE – With seasonal losses in multiple sectors of the regional economy, the unemployment rate in Riverside County climbed more than one percentage point last month, state officials reported today. The jobless rate in June, based on preliminary estimates, was 5.7 percent, compared to 4.6 percent in May, according to the California Employment Development Department. […]

Countywide jobless rate falls below 5 percent

RIVERSIDE – For the first time in more than a decade, the unemployment rate in Riverside County fell below 5 percent, state officials reported last week. The jobless rate in April, based on preliminary estimates that are subject to revision, was 4.9 percent, compared to 5.5 percent in March, according to the California Employment Development […]