Local Jobless Rate Still Below Nation
Unemployment in Tuolumne County rose slightly in December, up to 6 percent from 5.8 percent in November. That´s well below the state rate of 6.6 percent.
Calaveras County saw a 7.5 percent rate for December, which was also slightly up from November. The National average reported last week by the U.S. Labor department was 6 percent for December.