Friday , April 19 2024

Fresno unemployment rate goes up

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The unemployment rate for Fresno County takes a turn for the worse.<br /><br />Jobless numbers jumped one percentage point from October to November to an adjusted rate of 11.2%. That’s more than double the national average, and about 4 points above the state unemployment level. <br /><br />During the month about 12,000 jobs were lost with farm employment posting the largest decline. The only bright spot was in the retail sector which showed growth.<br /></div>

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