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Tuolumne And Calaveras Have Slight Increase In Unemployment

Sonora, CA – Tuolumne County’s unemployment rate during August inched up to 12.9 percent and Calaveras County increased to 14.4 percent.

During the month of July, Tuolumne County was at 12.7 percent and Calaveras County was 14.2 percent.

In Tuolumne County, there are 26,350 people in the labor force and 3,410 are currently looking for work. Calaveras County has a labor force of 21,190 and 3,050 are without a job.

California’s unemployment rate is currently 12.2 percent. The statistics were released by the California Employment Development Department.

Written by bjhansen@mlode.com.