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Lowest February Jobless Rate In 28 Years

Nevada County’s unemployment rate remains under four-percent this year. It’s at three-point-nine percent for February, which is just a slight uptick of point-one-percent from January. Luis Allejo, with the State Employment Development Department, says it’s the lowest February rate in 28 years. The rate is also nearly a-point better than a year ago, with 250 more jobs than the previous year…

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Allejo says the sector with the biggest numerical gain, of 40 jobs, was Financial Activities…

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The biggest numerical drop was in Leisure and Hospitality, at 120 jobs. Nevada County has the 14th lowest jobless rate of the 58 counties.

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