California unemployment rate dips to 5.7 percent

Dec 18, 2015 1:16 PM by News Staff

California's unemployment rate dipped slightly in November to 5.7 percent.

The state Employment Development Department said Friday that during the month nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 5,500.

In Butte County, the unemployment rate is 6.7 percent, Shasta County is at 7.1 percent, Glenn County’s is 7.7 percent and Tehama County is at 7 percent, Colusa County’s unemployment rate in November is 15.5 percent, the second highest in the state.

In October, the state unemployment rate was 5.8 percent.

In November 2014, California's unemployment rate was 7.2 percent.


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