justin wehner

Placer jobless rate drops to lowest level since 2008

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s jobless rate is at 8.8 percent – the lowest it has been since December 2008, according to figures released by the state Employment Development Depar ...

Construction lags behind Placer, regional job-creation trend in May

AUBURN CA - The Placer County area eked out a small increase in jobs in May, despite continued weakness in construction employment. Justin Wehner, labor market analyst with the st ...

Placer County job picture brightens, state statistics show

AUBURN CA - Placer County?s unemployment rate reversed an upward trend by dropping in April to 9.6 percent, state figures show. The county?s unemployment rate, as estimated by the ...