unemployment rate

Placer County jobless rate ranks 11th in state

Placer County’s employment rebound steadied in March, with the jobless rate remaining at 4.6 percent. The percentage represents no change from February, according to statist ...

Placer County’s falling jobless rate now in state’s Top 10

Placer County’s unemployment rate has edged down a notch – to 4.7 percent, according to newly released Employment Development Department statistics. And that’s g ...

Placer unemployment at 9.6 percent in July

On Monday while many people enjoyed a day of relaxation, Bryan McCallister bustled around behind the bar and in the kitchen of Little Belgium Deli. Little Belgium Deli was open on ...

Placer County's jobless rate creeps up to 10.2 percent

AUBURN CA - While Placer County’s unemployment rate is remaining high, some workers are finding jobs in a tight marketplace with few openings. State Employment Development Depar ...

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal suing city

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal, Colfax’s former trash collector, is suing the city and Recology Auburn Placer over the city’s decision in June to award a 10-year-trash collectio ...

Placer joining national jobless swoon

Placer County is joining the nation in a tightening job squeeze. On a nationwide scale, a triple whammy of housing, credit and financial crises is causing even Federal Reserve Cha ...