Employment Development Department

Construction boosts Placer County’s June job numbers

Placer County construction is percolating, aiding Placer County’s continuing employment picture. The Employment Development Department reported Friday that Placer County&rsq ...

Placer County unemployment up for January

While several local industries are showing gains in employment, the end of the holiday shopping season has spurred an increase in Placer County’s jobless rate. According to ...

Leisure and hospitality leads Placer County region job growth

  Leisure and hospitality industry jobs took an expected drop in October with the end of the summer tourism season but growth in that sector in the Placer County region is st ...

Advisory council gives employers a leg up

Every month business representatives gather at a lunch in Auburn for sessions on day-to-day issues in the workplace. The Foothill Employers Advisory Council is part of a statewide ...

Auburn seminar to focus on Human Resources issues

Local businesses can get up-to-date on the latest legislation, policy and trends in human resources at the Foothill and South Placer Employer Advisory Councils’ 22nd annual Emplo ...

Thank you, kindly, unknown Auburnite

I received $50 cash inside an envelope addressed to “veteran” on Wednesday morning (July 27) in the parking lot of the Depoe Bay Coffee Shop in Auburn. Inside was a note: “ ...

Galleria workers seek assistance, relocation

When Pam Wilson heard about the fire at Westfield Galleria at Roseville, she originally thought the mall’s closure offered a welcome reprieve from her busy life. She works fullt ...

County sees 10.3 percent jobless rate

The jobless rate in Placer County has climbed into the double digits, the highest it has been in at least 20 years. The 10.3 percent unemployment rate in February reflects an inc ...

Ranks of jobless grow in Placer Co.

Placer County’s jobless rate jumped a half of a percentage point to 8.1 in December, compared to 7.6 for November. Statewide, the numbers rose from 8.4 percent to 9.3 percent and ...