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Economy adds 1.8 million jobs

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U.S. employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, the third straight month of improvement for the nation’s struggling job market. Last month’s job gains was a sold number that exceeded the expectations of some economists, but it was not close to the 4.8 million jobs added in June, the Bureau …

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Inland manufacturing suffers huge hit

Inland Empire manufacturing fell to 42.9 in July, a month-over-month drop of 12.8, according to data released Monday. Below 50 means the manufacturing sector is contracting, so the July purchasing managers index is not good news for Riverside and San Bernardino counties, according to data released by the Institute of …

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June report on Inland manufacturing good, but may not be sign of recovery

The monthly purchasing managers index showed an expanding manufacturing sector, but that might have been because the market had nowhere to go but up. On the surface, the June purchasing managers index for Riverside and San Bernardino counties appears to be a cause for celebration. At the very least, it’s …

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State adds 558,200 jobs

California added 558,200 jobs from May to June, and the state unemployment rate fell to 14.9 percent during that time, according to data released Friday. Leisure and hospitality added the most jobs, at 292,500, the result of bars and dine-in restaurants reopening statewide, the California Employment Development Department reported. Construction …

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State unemployment stays up

Large Job Gains Doesn’t Stop Unemployment Jump

California’s unemployment rate remained high in May despite the addition of 141,600 jobs, the result of the state economy’s gradual reopening. The jobless rate last month was 16.3 percent, essentially unchanged from the revised 16.4 percent for April, the state Employment Development Department reported. California’s unemployment rate in May, 2019 …

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