We’re still behind the rest of the country, but California added 45,800 non-farm jobs in October, according to the Employment Development Department.
That brought down the state’s unemployment rate to 10.1%, down from 10.2% in September. The rate for the United States is 7.9%.
California also added 32,000 jobs in September. The hottest sectors are trade, transportation and utilities, which together added 24,700 jobs. All those cutbacks in government made that area the biggest loser, down 8,600 jobs.
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