Articles Recently Tagged: Unemployment

(68 posts)
Employment in San Francisco Drops Along with its Labor Force

Employment in San Francisco Drops Along with its Labor Force

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco dropped to 2.9 percent last month, the lowest unemployment rate since the dot-com boom when it hit 2.4 percent, the drop from 3.1 percent in April was driven by a reduction in the labor force (-2,700) and employment in the city actually... Read More »

Over 100,000 More Employed in Alameda County Since 2010

Over 100,000 More Employed in Alameda County Since 2010

For the first time since early 2001, the unemployment rate in the East Bay has dropped below 4 percent, dropping from 4.1 percent in April to 3.9 percent in May as the number of employed residents ticked up by 2,400 to 1,372,600. Alameda County, which includes Oakland, accounted for... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Stalls, Slips in the East Bay

Employment in San Francisco Stalls, Slips in the East Bay

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco has dropped to 3.1 percent, the lowest unemployment rate since the end of the dot-com boom, the drop from 3.3 percent in March was driven by 900 people leaving the labor force versus the 100 jobs that were added. In fact, the... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

While the unemployment rate in San Francisco has now held at 3.3 percent for four months in a row, the number of people living in the city with a job slipped by 300 in March to 535,200. And while it’s a nominal change, it’s the first March without a... Read More »

Unemployment Rate Holds at 3.3% in SF, 4.3% in the East Bay

Unemployment Rate Holds at 3.3% in SF, 4.3% in the East Bay

The unemployment rate in San Francisco has held at 3.3 percent for the third month in a row. But based on a revised benchmark and accounting, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,300 in February to 535,000, which is the second-highest... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again as Alameda Gains

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again as Alameda Gains

For the third month in a row, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job has slipped, dropping by 1,200 in January to 533,400. But a dip in the first month of the year is to be expected as seasonal employees are shed. And with the... Read More »

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

Employment in San Francisco Slips Again While East Bay Gains

For the second month in a row, the number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped. And while it was a nominal drop of a hundred, from 534,700 to 534,600, it was the first December without a gain since 2009 and versus an average December increase... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

San Francisco and East Bay Employment Slip

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job dropped by 1,600 in November to 534,800, the first November without a gain since 2012. But with the labor force having dropped by 2,100 as well, the unemployment rate in the city remained at 3.4 percent for the... Read More »

San Francisco and East Bay Employment, and Unemployment, Gain

San Francisco and East Bay Employment, and Unemployment, Gain

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job ticked up by 1,600 from September to October and now totals 536,200. But with the labor force having increased by 3,100, and the number of unemployed residents having ticked up by 1,500 as well, the unemployment rate in... Read More »

San Francisco Employment Slips, East Bay Gains

San Francisco Employment Slips, East Bay Gains

The number of people living in San Francisco with a job slipped by 700 from August to September and now totals a revised 535,700 with an unemployment rate of 3.2 percent – the lowest unemployment rate since December 2000 and down from over 9 percent in January 2010 –... Read More »