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Restaurants, hotels lead Placer, regional job growth

New jobs in the rapidly growing leisure and hospitality sectors kept Placer County and regional unemployment numbers buoyant in June. A report issued Friday by the state Employmen ...

Placer’s employment number at all-time high

The number of people from Placer County holding down jobs is at an all-time high, according to the state Employment Development Department. While the figures reflect population gr ...

Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

Placer County’s incredible shrinking jobless percentage

Placer County’s jobless rate’s downward trend is continuing, with the unemployment percentage dropping to 5.4 percent. The unemployment rate – which represents 9 ...

Placer County jobless rate takes deep December dip

Placer County’s unemployment rate has dropped from 5.9 percent to 5.2 percent in a month, new figures released by the state Economic Development Department say. The county r ...

Placer County jobless rate up marginally

A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...

Placer County joins region in job gains

The unemployment rate in Placer County was 5.8 percent in October, unchanged from the previous month but a marked drop from a year ago. The California Economic Development Departm ...

Placer County jobless rate dropping

Placer County joined the region in recording August jobless numbers that were down from the month before. August hiring heated up, with California Economic Development Division fi ...

Placer County’s jobless count rises

  Placer County found itself part of a regional decline in jobs in July. According to the California Employment Development Department, Placer County’s jobless rate ju ...

County enjoying job surge

Placer County was the leader in an April surge in the area for job finders. Figures released Friday by the state Office of Economic Development showed that Placer’s unemploy ...

Placer County joins regional surge in jobs

Another month and another drop in the region’s unemployment rate, with Placer County leading the way. Ranked 13th in the state in terms of jobless percentage, Placer County ...

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 ...

Placer County’s jobless picture brightens

Placer County’s unemployment rate turned downward again in August – after a two-month rise. State Employment Development Department statistics released Friday show&nbs ...

Placer County unemployment rate rises

  Placer County’s unemployment rate is up for a second consecutive month, state Employment Development Department statistics released Friday indicate. The county joble ...