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Payrolls Gains Reaccelerated In October

Payrolls Gains Reaccelerated In October

by Robert Hughes   U.S. nonfarm payrolls added 531,000 jobs in October, the best results since the addition of 1.091 million jobs in July. The gain follows upwardly revised gains of 312,000 in September and 483,000 in August. The October gain is the tenth in a row and 17th in the last 18 months, bringing the […]

California Controller Publishes 2020 Payroll Data For Special Districts

California Controller Publishes 2020 Payroll Data For Special Districts

SACRAMENTO—State Controller Betty T. Yee today published 2020 self-reported payroll data for California special districts on the Government Compensation in California (GCC) website. The data cover 136,758 positions and a total of nearly $8.42 billion in 2020 wages and more than $2.36 billion in health and retirement costs for 2,978 special districts.   Users of the site […]

California Economy Adds 114,400 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Stays At 7.6%

California Economy Adds 114,400 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Stays At 7.6%

Seth Sandronsky | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The Golden State’s labor market is growing. California employers created 114,400 nonfarm payroll jobs in July versus June’s 73,500 hires, according to the state Employment Development Department. July’s unemployment rate of 7.6% matches June’s downward revised rate of 7.6% and is the lowest rate since March […]

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

February Payrolls Jump but Details Are Less Robust

Robert Hughes    U.S. nonfarm payrolls added 379,000 jobs in February after a gain of 166,000 in January and a loss of 306,000 in December. The two prior months had net upward revisions of 38,000 with December revised down by 79,000 but January revised up by 117,000. The February gain brings the ten-month post-plunge recovery […]

Updates on City of Oxnard Employee Pay and Benefits Reporting

Updates on City of Oxnard Employee Pay and Benefits Reporting

OXNARD, Calif. – Since 2009, the City of Oxnard has filed an annual employee pay and benefits report  to the State Controller for its annual Government Compensation Report (GCR). The information submitted by the City of Oxnard provides a listing of every City employee (by title) and discloses the total wages, retirement and health insurance […]

Survey Finds Small Businesses are Utilizing PPP Loans to Keep Employees on Payroll

Survey Finds Small Businesses are Utilizing PPP Loans to Keep Employees on Payroll

    By: Michael Vallante, At the U.S. Small Business Administration, our role is to support entrepreneurship and small businesses.  We are committed to serving the business community, addressing small business needs, and providing the tools and resources to start, grow, expand and help small businesses to come back stronger than ever before. Our role […]

County payroll hikes stay ahead of population increases

County payroll hikes stay ahead of population increases

. Sierra County, tucked in the foothills once traversed by the Donner Party along the Nevada border, has seen its population dip 7 percent since 2010 to 3,000 souls. Meantime, though, the county’s payroll increased from $7 million in 2013 to $8 million in 2014, while the county’s top wage earner, former Sheriff John Evans, […]