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California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

by Madison Hirneisen, Center Square Staff Reporter (The Center Square) – California had the largest job gains in October but it can’t shake the highest unemployment rate in the nation, according to an employment report released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report found that California and Nevada had the highest unemployment rate […]

This Is The Outlook For The Unemployed In California

This Is The Outlook For The Unemployed In California

Samuel Stebbins, 24/7 Wall St. via The Center Square The COVID-19 pandemic set off an economic crisis that pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to levels that rivaled the highs of the Great Depression. Fortunately, the recovery has been relatively rapid, and weekly initial unemployment claims in the United States have been below half a million […]

California economy loses 69,900 jobs; unemployment rate hits 9%

California economy loses 69,900 jobs; unemployment rate hits 9%

Seth Sandronsky | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The California economy, the biggest in the U.S., lost 69,900 nonfarm payroll jobs in January. The Golden State’s unemployment rate dropped from a revised 9.3% in December to January’s 9%. “California has regained more than 39% of the upwards-revised 2,714,800 nonfarm jobs that were […]

When did Robin Hood replace Uncle Sam as our national icon?

When did Robin Hood replace Uncle Sam as our national icon?

By Phil Erwin My title refers to an analogous reference to the penchant of Democrats in general, and our current President in particular, to think that Robin Hood’s semi-mythical approach to solving economic problems – that is, robbing from the rich to give to the poor (a process now re-branded by Democrats as “wealth redistribution,” […]