Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties Buck State Trend
Sacramento, CA -- California's unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 10.7%. It marks a slight drop from May, when unemployment was at 10.8%. However, Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties didn't follow that trend.
These are the latest figures from the Employment Development Department.
Tuolumne County's rate didn't budge from May's figure of 11.7%. Calaveras County's rate went up from 12.9% in May to 13.1% in June.
The state added 38,300 jobs in June. State officials say trade, transportation and utilities posted the largest job increases in June. Manufacturing posted the largest decrease, down 4400 jobs.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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