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Contested family leave bill on governor’s desk

Since 1997 the California Chamber of Commerce has prevented more than three-quarters of bills that it calls “job killers” from reaching the governor’s desk. This year only three of 19 targeted bills were passed by the Legislature. Gov. Jerry Brown

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CA Employment Report reveals slow job growth, shrinking labor force

The California Center for Jobs & the Economy has just released their “California Employment Report” for April 2015. Among the most notable highlights from this report: CA’s unemployment rate declines to 6.3 percent, still 17 percent higher than the national rate:

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CA jobs growth continues — with caution signal

California continues to enjoy fairly strong jobs growth — but new data released today (not yet online) by the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University suggest caution may be warranted moving forward. The report’s headline: “California unemployment

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CA jobs growth continues strong

New data show strong jobs growth continuing in California throughout the year. That’s good news for the state’s workers. And it’s especial good news for one jobholder in particular: Gov. Jerry Brown, who is being coy about a re-election run

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Record numbers for govt. employment is no joke 9

Dec. 7, 2012 By Katy Grimes Did you hear the one about the government hiring record numbers of new employees while the country teeters on the brink of financial disaster? Actually, it’s no joke. Call the government if you need

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