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Region’s unemployment rate drops below 5%

By   /  Friday, October 22nd, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate drops below 5%

The unemployment rate in the tri-county region dropped nearly a full percentage point between August and September, to reach its lowest level since before the COVID-19 pandemic began. The combined unemployment rate of Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties was just under 5% in September, down from 5.9% in August, according to a Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate down to 5.9% in August

By   /  Friday, September 17th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate down to 5.9% in August

The tri-county region’s unemployment rate dipped below 6% in August for only the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a Business Times analysis of data released Sept. 17 by the California Employment Development Department. The combined unemployment rate for Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties was 5.9% in August, down Read More →

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UCSB economist: ‘Bad news and good news’ with plentiful jobs but high unemployment

By   /  Friday, September 10th, 2021  /  Central Coast, Latest news, South Coast, Subscriber content, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on UCSB economist: ‘Bad news and good news’ with plentiful jobs but high unemployment

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Region’s unemployment rate ticks down, state’s stays flat

By   /  Friday, August 20th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate ticks down, state’s stays flat

The tri-county region’s combined unemployment rate inched down from 6.2% in June to 6.1% in July, as both the labor force and the number of jobs grew in each county. Ventura County’s unemployment rate in July was 6.4%, the same as the previous month, according to data released Aug. 20 by the California Employment Development Read More →

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Region’s unemployment rate grew in June

By   /  Friday, July 16th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment rate grew in June

Unemployment rates in the tri-county region crept back up in June, as the growth in jobs wasn’t enough to keep pace with an increase in people looking for work. The combined unemployment rate across Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties was 6.2% in June, up from 5.6% in May, according to data released Read More →

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Region’s unemployment dropped to 6% in April, but shrinking workforce played a part

By   /  Friday, May 21st, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, South Coast, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Region’s unemployment dropped to 6% in April, but shrinking workforce played a part

The tri-county region’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.4% in March to 6% in April, equaling its lowest rate since the pandemic began, according to a Business Times analysis of data released May 21 by the California Employment Development Department. The drop in the unemployment rate was due in part to job growth, but a shrinking Read More →

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Unemployment rate drops again in region and state

By   /  Friday, April 16th, 2021  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Latest news, left, South Coast, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Unemployment rate drops again in region and state

Unemployment in the tri-county region dropped to 6.4% in March, the second lowest rate since the pandemic began, according to Business Times analysis of data released by the California Employment Development Department on April 16. The regional and state job markets improved as COVID-19 declined from their January high mark. The tri-county unemployment rate was Read More →

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