• County’s Jobless Rate Drops in August

    (CNS) – Gains outweighed losses throughout the regional economy last month, pushing the unemployment rate in Riverside County down, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. The jobless rate in August, based on preliminary EDD estimates, was 7.6%, compared to 7.9% in July. The August rate was 4 percentage points lower […]

  • Mix of Losses And Gains Leave County’s Jobless Rate Same in July

    Modest gains in a few sectors of the regional economy were offset by losses in others, leaving the unemployment rate unchanged in Riverside County last month, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. The jobless rate in July, based on preliminary estimates, was 7.9%, the same figure reported by EDD in […]

  • Riverside County’s jobless rate falls for third straight month

    Riverside County’s jobless rate dropped below 8% last month, on the heels of gains in almost every sector of the regional economy, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department (EDD). The unemployment rate in March, based on preliminary estimates, was 7.7%, compared to 8% in February, the EDD reported. The March […]

  • Riverside Police Seeking Help In Finding Suspected Fraud Perps

    Riverside police investigators sought the public’s help Monday to locate four men suspected of fraudulently claiming unemployment benefits, using identity theft and other means to collect state money. According to Riverside Police Department Officer Ryan Railsback, felony warrants have been issued for each man, but detectives have made little progress tracking down any of them. […]

  • Riverside County’s Jobless Rate Falls for Fifth Consecutive Month

    (CNS) – The unemployment rate in Riverside County in October dropped for the fifth consecutive month amid sizable gains in most economic sectors, but remained far above last year’s level, according to figures released Friday by the state Employment Development Department. The jobless rate, based on preliminary estimates, was 9%, compared to 10.3% the previous […]

  • EDD: Misdirected Mailings of Unemployment Claims Due to Fraud

    (CNS) – Fraud is likely to blame for a Riverside County resident receiving more than 100 letters from the California Employment Development Department, even though he has no unemployment claims pending, officials said Tuesday in response to a lawmaker’s calls for an audit of the EDD. “It’s extraordinarily unfortunate that fraudsters tend to become much […]

  • Riverside County’s Jobless Rate Hits Record High

    The unemployment rate in Riverside County was 15.3% in April — the highest level recorded in the California Employment Development Department’s electronic database going back three decades, figures released Friday show. Last month’s jobless rate, based on preliminary estimates, exceeded March’s rate by roughly 10 percentage points, before the full impact of the government public […]

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