City, state, national unemployment rates unchanged in February

The city of Berkeley’s unemployment rate showed no change in February, staying at January’s rate of 9.1 percent, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. The state of California and the nation’s unemployment rates also stagnated in February, with the state’s showing no change from its January
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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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City unemployment rate drops to 8.9 percent

Though Berkeley’s unemployment rate reached its lowest point in nearly three years in December, local employers and statewide trends suggest recovery remains precarious. Berkeley’s unemployment rate was 8.9 percent in December, the lowest rate since February 2009, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. According to
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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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