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Region’s unemployment rate dips below 3%

By   /  Friday, October 21st, 2022  /  Latest news, middle, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate dips below 3%

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region dipped just below 3% in September, as the state of California hit a new record low of 3.9%, according to data released Oct. 21 by the California Employment Development Department. Ventura County’s unemployment rate in September was 3.3%, down from 3.5% in August. In Santa Barbara County, the Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate up slightly in August

By   /  Friday, September 16th, 2022  /  Latest news, middle, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate up slightly in August

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region ticked up slightly in August to 3.2%, from 3% the month before, due to increases in both the size of the workforce and the number of people looking for work. Ventura County’s unemployment rate in August was 3.5%, up from 3.2% in July and down from 6.2% in Read More →

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Unemployment in region ticks up in June but remains near historic lows

By   /  Friday, July 22nd, 2022  /  Latest news, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Unemployment in region ticks up in June but remains near historic lows

The June 2022 combined unemployment rate for the tri-county area was 2.96%, an increase from the record-low regional unemployment rate of 2.5 in May 2022, according to data released July 22 by the California Unemployment Development Department.  The June 2022 tri-county was still well below last year’s June unemployment rate of 6.2%.   California’s unemployment rate Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rates hit new post-pandemic lows

By   /  Friday, April 15th, 2022  /  Latest news, left, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rates hit new post-pandemic lows

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region dipped to 3.4% in March, its lowest by a comfortable margin since before the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to data released April 15 by the California Employment Development Department. The unemployment rate in March was 3.5% in Ventura County, down from 4.1% the month before. It was also Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate reaches lowest level of pandemic

By   /  Friday, March 25th, 2022  /  Latest news, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate reaches lowest level of pandemic

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region dropped just below 4% in February, its lowest point since before the pandemic began and down from 4.6% the previous month. The statewide unemployment rate declined, too, as the omicron wave of COVID-19 cases began to subside, dropping from 5.7% in January to 5.4% in February, according to Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate climbs to 4.6% in January

By   /  Friday, March 11th, 2022  /  Latest news, middle, Regions, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Barbara County, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate climbs to 4.6% in January

The unemployment rates in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties all ticked up between December and January as the omicron wave of COVID-19 worsened, according to data released March 11 by the California Employment Development Department. The combined unemployment rate for the tri-county region was 4.6% in January, up from 4% in December. Read More →

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Tri-county unemployment rate ticks down in December

By   /  Friday, January 21st, 2022  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Tri-county unemployment rate ticks down in December

The unemployment rate in California dropped a half a percentage point between November and December, while the tri-county job picture improved by a much smaller margin, according to data released Jan. 21 by the California Employment Development Department. The statewide unemployment rate was 6.5% in December, down from 7% in November, the biggest month-to-month improvement Read More →