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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 →

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Unemployment drops in state and region

By   /  Friday, December 17th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, right, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Unemployment drops in state and region

Unemployment in the tri-county region dropped to near pre-pandemic levels in November, at a combined rate of 4.1% for Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, according to data released Dec. 17 by the California Employment Development Department. All three counties had significantly lower unemployment rates than the state as a whole, which reported Read More →

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Regional unemployment rate hits new pandemic-era low

By   /  Friday, November 19th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Regional unemployment rate hits new pandemic-era low

The tri-county region’s combined unemployment rate dropped to 4.7% in October, down from 5% in September and a new pandemic-era low, according to new data released by the California Employment Development Department on Nov. 19. The statewide unemployment rate in mid-October was 7.3%, down from 7.5% the month in September, as California added 96,800 non-farm Read More →