US Jobless Claims At 870,000 As Fraud, Backlogs Cloud DataThe number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that shows that the viral pandemic is still squeezing restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it first erupted.
California Jobless Rate Falls With Help Of Temporary JobsA raft of temporary government jobs for the U.S. Census boosted California's economic picture in August as the state added 101,900 jobs and saw its unemployment rate — now at 11.4% — fall below the high-water mark of the Great Recession for the first time since March.
California Lawmakers Holding Hearing On Unemployment BacklogLawmakers will hold a hearing over the Employment Development Department (EDD) backlog Wednesday as a new report shows the magnitude of the problem.
US Job Growth Rate In September Was Lower Than ExpectedEmployers added a weaker-than-expected 136,000 jobs in September and wage growth slowed, adding to fears that the U.S. economy is cooling.
'All I’m Looking For Is A Chance:' 84-Year-Old Looking For Job Says Employers Keep Passing Him UpBenjamin Shipley says he has applied to hundreds of jobs over the last year and half and has gotten zero interviews or callbacks.
Supreme Court Ruling Has Independent Contractors Looking For AnswersMany worry the ruling in Dynamex Operations West v Superior Court of Los Angeles will debilitate millions of workers, while others say it's a decision that was long overdue.
Facing Shrinking Applicant Pool, Employers Easing Drug Testing RequirementsAccording to the California Department of Public Health, 1 in 10 working-age adults uses cannabis at least once a month.
Smart & Final Job FairSmart & Final is setting up shop in Fairfield and they’re looking to hire!! Today we’re live with a preview of their big job fair! We’ll get the insider tips to help you land the job!!
Best Resources For Job Seekers In SacramentoFor those looking for work, times can be bleak. Many of those looking for work are not aware of all that is offered in the Sacramento area. Following is a list of places that can help in your job search.
Dog-Friendliest Workplaces In SacramentoStudies show that having pets in the workplace can be a win-win for both employees and for the company for which they work.
Best Places For Computer Classes In SacramentoVirtually every sector of the economy uses technology to operate, so computer skills are critical to get hired or advance one’s career. Read on for some of the best computer classes offered in the Sacramento area.