Overview - Labor Market Information

EDD Closed for the Cesar Chavez Day Holiday

Employment Development Department offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, for the Cesar Chavez Day holiday. For Unemployment, Disability Insurance, and Paid Family Leave claimants, benefit payments may require an additional 1-2 days for processing. Visit the State Holidays page for more information.

 

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Top Statistics - February

  • Unemployment Rate: 6.7%  |  -0.3
  • Labor Force: 18,943,400  |   +5,800
  • Employment: 17,668,300  |   +48,000
  • Unemployment: 1,275,100  |   -42,200
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,949,200  |   +29,400
  • UI Initial Claims: 198,193  |   -41,007