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California unemployment rises to 11.5% in May

Posted By admin On June 19, 2009 @ 10:20 am In Money Watch | Comments Disabled

Mark Lifsher
L.A. Times [1]
Friday, June 19, 2009

Reporting from Sacramento — California’s unemployment rate shot up to 11.5% in May, its highest level since current record-keeping began more than three decades ago.

That’s a substantial increase over a revised rate of 11.1% in April, the U.S. Department of Labor reported this morning.

The national unemployment rate for May was 9.4%.

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[3] US loses 467,000 jobs, unemployment at 9.5%: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-loses-467000-jobs-unemployment-at-95.html

[4] U.S. unemployment hits record but job losses slow: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-unemployment-hits-record-but-job-losses-slow.html

[5] US Unemployment Rises To 9 Per Cent: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-unemployment-rises-to-9-per-cent.html

[6] Florida unemployment hit record 12.2 percent in February: http://www.prisonplanet.com/florida-unemployment-hit-record-12-2-percent-in-february.html

[7] Unemployment at highest level in 25 years: http://www.prisonplanet.com/unemployment-at-highest-level-in-25-years.html

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