San Luis Obispo County jobless numbers increase
July 18, 2010
State and local government grew adding 300 San Luis Obispo County jobs, although there were still fewer of those jobs than a year ago. The federal government reduced their county force by 200 jobs.
In June 2010, San Luis Obispo County’s unemployment rate was 10 percent, up from 9.6 percent in May 2010. The rate is higher than the national average of 9.6 percent and below the state’s 12.2 percent rate.
Compared with June 2009, during the alleged height of the recession, the county is down 1,300 jobs.
Last month, California lost 27,600 jobs and the United States shed 125,000 jobs.