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Orange County employment update │ July 2014

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7-21-2014_OCEmploymentUpdateOver the month, Orange County gained 6,700 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Leisure and Hospitality (+3,700); Trade, transportation and utilities (+1,700); and Government (-1,300). The county has added 29,900 jobs over the year. The county’s unemployment increased to 5.2% from 4.9% the month prior, yet still remaining lower than the California (7.4%) and national (6.1%) rates. For more detailed information,… Read More

Orange County employment update │ June 2014

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6-24-2014_OCEmploymentUpdatePlease see attached for the latest employment date release from CA EDD.  Over the month, Orange County gained 3,000 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Leisure & Hospitality (+2,200), Government (+1,000), and Trade, Transportation and Utilities (700).  The county has added 22,600 jobs over the year. The county’s unemployment fell to 4.9% from 5.0% the month prior, remaining lower than the… Read More

Orange County employment update │ April 2014

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4-22-2014_OCEmploymentUpdateOver the month, Orange County gained 3,500 jobs with the following sectors recording the biggest changes: Professional and Business Services (+1,600), Construction (+1,400), Educational and Health Services (+1,400), and Trade, Transportation and Utilities (-1,500).  The county has added 31,500 jobs over the year.  The county’s unemployment was unchanged at 5.8%, remaining lower than the California (8.5)… Read More