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Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties Buck State Trend

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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.