Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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    06/19/2017 - 7:00 am | View Link
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  • California’s unemployment rate falls to 5.2 percent in ...
    P.O. Box 826880 MIC 85 Sacramento CA 94280-0001 www.edd.ca.gov News Release No.: 17-01 Date: January 20, 2017 California’s unemployment rate falls to 5.2 ...
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