March 2022 Jobs Report May 11, 2022

California employers added 60,200 jobs net jobs March (seasonally-adjusted), a 4.2 percent increase on an annual basis. 


December 2021 Jobs Report January 24, 2022

California employers added 50,700 net jobs in December, representing annualized growth of 3.6 percent. 


October 2021 Jobs Report November 19, 2021

California employers added 96,800 net jobs in October, the highest monthly figure since July.


September 2021 Jobs Report October 22, 2021

California employers added an estimated net 47,400 jobs in September, the smallest monthly gain since January.


August 2021 Jobs Report September 17, 2021

California employers added 104,300 net new jobs in August, a strong showing despite the national slowdown.


July 2021 Jobs Report August 20, 2021

California employers created an estimated 114,400 net jobs in July, the biggest gain since February.


June 2021 Jobs Report July 16, 2021

California employers added an estimated 73,500 jobs in June, the smallest increase since January.


May 2021 Jobs Report June 18, 2021

California employers added 104,500 net jobs in May, the fourth straight month over 100,000.


April 2021 Jobs Report May 21, 2021

California employers added an estimated 101,800 jobs in April, the third straight month over 100,000. 


March 2021 Jobs Report April 29, 2021

California employers added an estimated 119,600 net jobs in March.


February 2021 Jobs Report April 5, 2021

California employers added an estimated 141,000 jobs in February, the biggest net increase since June.


December 2020 Jobs Report January 28, 2021

California lost 52,200 net jobs in December, as the pandemic surge slowed the leisure and hospitality sector.


How California's Economy Evolved Over the Last Business Cycle January 7, 2021

California's job growth slightly exceeded the national average over the last cycle, and its information sector performed especially well.


November 2020 Jobs Report December 18, 2020

California employers added 57,100 jobs in November, the smallest increase since the economy started to recover.


COVID-19 and the Labor Market: Which Workers Have Been Hardest Hit by the Pandemic? December 8, 2020

The California labor market collapsed in late March and early April due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In response to COVID-19, state and local officials took steps to limit the spread of the disease. The Governor issued a statewide stay-at-home order on March 19. Since that time, public health officials have issued various directives limiting daily activities. These efforts, as well as health concerns, depressed economic activity across the state. As a result, many employers cut jobs. In this post, we take a closer look at how the pandemic has affected different industries and different types of workers in California.