Aug. 2015 Jobs Report: California Job Gains Continue September 18, 2015

The state jobs report for August 2015 shows a continuing trend of job growth and falling unemployment rates.


July 2015 Jobs Report: Job Growth Trend Continues August 21, 2015

July 2015 California jobs data has been released.


July 2015 Jobs Report: Strong & Weak Sectors Locally August 21, 2015

We look at the July 2015 Employment Development Department regional jobs data to see which job sectors are performing well and which are weak in several areas of California.


June 2015 State Jobs Data July 23, 2015

California's Employment Development Department has released June 2015 state and metropolitan area job data.


May 2015 State and Metro Job Data July 1, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and California's Employment Development Department have released May 2015 state and metropolitan area job data.


April 2015 EDD Jobs Report May 26, 2015

The Employment Development Department released its preliminary California jobs report for April 2015 on Friday, May 22.


May Revision: LAO Economic Outlook May 15, 2015

Our office's May Revision economic outlook, responding to the administration's economic projections, notes that California's growth recently has outpaced the nation's.


Full-Time and Part-Time Employment Growth May 8, 2015

We discuss March 2015 data on the proportion of California workers working full time and part time.


3/2015: California Metro Area Jobs Data April 29, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released preliminary jobs data for metropolitan regions across the U.S. for the month of March 2015.


U-6: Broader Unemployment Measure Improves in 1st Quarter April 29, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its alternative measures of labor underutilization (unemployment) for states through the first quarter of 2015.


More Help Wanted Ads, Fewer Unemployed April 22, 2015

This note discusses the most recent California Employment Development Department Help Wanted OnLine Data Series report.


3/2015: Comparison With Other States' Job Reports April 21, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released data on states' March 2015 job reports.


3/2015: California Nonfarm Jobs Up by 39,800 April 17, 2015

California's Employment Development Department (EDD) has released preliminary jobs data for the month of March 2015. Once again, jobs increased, and the state's unemployment rate declined.


Job Sector Definitions April 17, 2015

In this background post, we describe the major nonfarm job sectors that our office tracks in monthly state jobs reports.


Feb. 2015 Metropolitan Area Employment Data April 9, 2015

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published its February 2015 data concerning employment in the nation's metropolitan areas on April 8, 2015.