August 2017 State Jobs Report September 15, 2017

Nonfarm payroll jobs declined in August, as growth in the labor force contributed to a rise in the state's jobless rate.


April 2017 State Jobs Report May 31, 2017

Federal and state labor agencies released California's April 2017 state jobs report on May 19. Additional information on metropolitan area jobs was released by the federal government on May 31.


January 2017 State Jobs Report March 9, 2017

We examine the January 2017 California state jobs report, released by the Employment Development Department on March 3, 2017.


Recap: December 2016 State Jobs Report March 3, 2017

We recap the key data from the December 2016 California jobs report, which was released on January 20, 2017.


October 2016 State Jobs Report December 1, 2016

We recap the October 2016 state jobs data, which was released in November.


September 2016 Jobs Report November 5, 2016

We discuss data from the September 2016 state and metro area jobs report, most of which was released during the month of October.


August 2016 State Jobs Report September 28, 2016

We discuss California's August 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies.


July 2016 State Jobs Report August 31, 2016

We discuss California's July 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies on August 19, 2016.


June 2016 State Jobs and Other Data August 5, 2016

We discuss the report on California employment and unemployment in June 2016, which was released on July 22, and some more recent data too.


May 2016 Jobs Report: Slow Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Falls July 6, 2016

State and federal labor agencies released the May 2016 jobs reports for California on June 17, 2016.


April 2016 Jobs Report: Strong Month in the Data May 25, 2016

We discuss the April 2016 monthly jobs report from the Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


U-6: Broader Unemployment Measure Continues to Improve April 22, 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released updated data for states' "U-6" measures (broad measures of the unemployed, underemployed, and those who are not looking but who want a job) through the first quarter of 2016.


March 2016 Jobs Report: Unemployment Down, Slow Growth in Payroll Jobs April 15, 2016

We discuss the March 2016 jobs report, released by the California Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


County Economies: California Arguably Doing Better Than Recent Report Suggests January 26, 2016

We discuss a recent National Association of Counties report on county economies.


Dec. 2015 Jobs Report: Continuing Job Growth January 22, 2016

The Employment Development Department (EDD) has released December 2015 preliminary jobs data for California.