Job Gains In March For The Gold Country

Job Gains In March For The Gold Country

The Gold Country saw job gains in March. According to the state Employment Development Department, the unemployment rate in Amador County was 5.7% in March, compared to 6.7% in March of last year. In Calaveras County, the unemployment rate was 5.4% in March, compared to 6.3% in March of last year. The state unemployment rate dropped slightly to 5.1%. Jobs increased in the construction, government, manufacturing, health services and hospitality sectors. Areas that posted losses include logging and mining and financial and business services.

 

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