Posts Tagged ‘California unemployment’

New fiscal year: CA Revenue down, jobless up

Friday, August 16th, 2013
unemployment, poverty, Cagle, Aug. 16, 2013

While the nation's economy is creeping upward, California's is creeping downward. The latest: Gov. Jerry Brown's Department of Finance reported: "Sales and use tax receipts were $123 million below the month’s forecast of $1.710 billion. July represents the final payment for second quarter t...

Zombie Recovery: CA Jobless Rate Jumps

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

JULY 22, 2011 By JOHN SEILER California is suffering what I call a "Zombie Recovery." The state economy is walking, but dead. Today the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released new numbers for June 2011 showing that California's unemployment rose to 11.8 percent from 11.7 percent in May. That rev...

CA 'Jobs Gap' Spikes Upward

Friday, March 11th, 2011

MARCH 11, 2011 BY JOHN SEILER New unemployment figures released March 10 show that California's Jobs Gap has jumped to 3.4 percent in January 2011. That's up from 2.6 percent a year earlier, in January 2010. The "Jobs Gap" is a figure I devised a year ago to explain how much California is lagging...