County Unemployment Rate Dipped Slightly In September & October

(November 27)  San Bernardino County’s unemployment rate declined to 9.4 percent in October, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).
That compares with an 8.7 percent unemployment rate for the entire state of California in September and October. The state rate declined from 8.9 percent in August.
San Bernardino County’s employment rate has lagged well behind the rest of the country for the last six years. In September, the U.S. unemployment was 7.2 percent. It increased to 7.3 percent in October.
San Bernardino County’s jobless rate had registered above 10 percent from 2009 until earlier this year.

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