Overview - Labor Market Information

The EDD Closed in Observance of the Labor Day Holiday

Employment Development Department offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 for Labor Day. 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 - July

  • Unemployment Rate: 7.4%  |   +0.0
  • Labor Force: 18,579,800  |   -39,500
  • Employment: 17,208,600  |   -31,400
  • Unemployment: 1,371,200  |   -8,100
  • Non Farm Jobs: 15,492,500  |   +27,700
  • UI Initial Claims: 247,175  |   -4,400