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Berkeley’s unemployment rate jumps to 9.1 percent in January

The city of Berkeley’s unemployment rate reached 9.1 percent in January, a small increase from the December rate of 8.9 percent, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. This rise in unemployment marks the end of a continual drop that the city had seen since July
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Berkeley’s unemployment rate drops to 9.6 percent, lowest this year

The city of Berkeley’s unemployment rate fell to 9.6 percent in October, the lowest it has been this year, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. Berkeley’s labor force was 58,000 in October, of which 5,600 were unemployed, according to the department. October’s rate of
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Berkeley unemployment rate decreases to 9.7 percent, lowest rate since May

The city of Berkeley’s unemployment rate decreased to 9.7 percent in September, a 0.5 decrease from the August rate, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. Berkeley’s labor force in September was 58,000, of which 5,600 were unemployed, according to the department. Unemployment in Berkeley
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