Friday, May 16, 2008

Sacramento area jobless rate dips to 6.1 percent, state remains unchanged at 6.2%

Area jobless rate dips, state remains unchanged
Published 12:10 pm PDT Friday, May 16, 2008
The Sacramento area's unemployment rate dipped last month to 6.1 percent, down from March's 6.5 mark, according to state figures released Friday.

California's statewide unemployment rate held steady at 6.2 percent from March to April.

Construction, government and professional businesses services all added jobs in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties in April.

-- Jon Ortiz


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