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Jobless Rate Drops in California

Good news for California´s economy.

The state Employment Development Department says the unemployment rate dropped to 5-point-7 percent in November, down a tenth of a percent from October.

The state added 87-hundred payroll jobs and the number of job seekers fell to the lowest level since 2001.

Altogether, more than 14-point-6 million people had payroll jobs in November, according to a survey of employers.

Farm workers and the self-employed were not included in the survey.

Slightly more than 1 million Californians were unemployed in November.