Special Coverage: Employment Data

North Bay unemployment rises in June

The six North Bay counties added 3,580 jobs in the past 12 months, with most all that growth happening in Sonoma County.

Jobless rates continue decline in May

The Sonoma County rate of 2.4 percent is the second lowest in the state.

Jobless rates fall in most North Bay counties in April

Marin and Sonoma counties post among lowest unemployment rates in the state.

Jobless rates decline among North Bay counties

Marin County’s unemployment figure for March was 2.3%, while Sonoma’s dipped below 3%, to 2.8%.

North Bay unemployment ticks up in January

Annual growth for nonfarm jobs was around 2.5 percent for the largest among the six counties north of San Francisco Bay, say California jobs figures released Wednesday.

Holidays are over: December unemployment inches up

Jobless rates across the North Bay rose slightly in December.

North Bay unemployment drops in November

Wine-industry employment, considered part of manufacturing, dropped in Napa and Sonoma counties

Sonoma, Napa unemployment up slightly in October

Jobless rates inched up in Sonoma, Napa, dropped in Marin, Solano, Mendocino and Lake counties.

North Bay unemployment takes a dive

Joblessness dropped in Sonoma, Solano, Marin, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties in September, per new state figures.

North Bay jobless rate remains steady in August

The unemployment rate in the North Bay dipped slightly last month.

North Bay unemployment remains low in July

As with most all California counties, joblessness in the North Bay stayed below 10 percent in July, with half the local counties having rates among the 10 lowest in the state, according to new figures.

North Bay jobless rates rise in June

The unemployment rate across six counties ticked upward, according to the latest state figures.

North Bay joblessness reaches new lows in May

Unemployment rates for North Bay counties dipped in May, reaching decades-long lows in some, according to state figures released June 16.

North Bay jobs crunch: By the April numbers

As the unemployed proportion of the workforce dips to the lowest levels in more than a decade in some North Bay counties, job growth is decelerating to a crawl in some of the region’s top job centers, according to new state figures.

North Bay jobless rates slip in March

Unemployment rates in Sonoma, Solano, Marin, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties remain steady. Sonoma's joblessness was last this low 16 years ago.

North Bay job market tightens in February

Jobless rates and job growth inched downward across Sonoma, Solano, Marin, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties in February.

North Bay jobless rates inch higher in January

New state figures show unemployment edged up slightly across Sonoma, Solano, Marin, Napa, Mendocino and Lake counties in the first month of this year.

North Bay adds nearly 11,000 jobs

In 2016, North Bay counties continued to see an increase in jobs as unemployment remains mostly steady at low rates.

North Bay jobless rates mostly steady in November

According to new figures job growth for the year continues to climb.

North Bay adds 15,000 jobs

Job growth in the six North Bay counties remains between 2 percent and 3 percent as local unemployment rates were unchanged at mostly low levels in October, based on state figures released Friday.

North Bay jobs continue to grow in September

According to new figures,job growth remains steady as unemployment rates continue to fall.

Munching, drinking, making feed North Bay jobs

Hospitality and manufacturing accounted for almost 1 in 3 new North Bay jobs, new state figures say.

North Bay job growth rises to 3% in July

Despite jobless rates’ inching upward, several sectors have seen large increases in workers, including hospitality and local government.

North Bay jobless rates rise in June

Despite the joblessness uptick in the new local job figures, the ranks of those without jobs has dwindled to historic lows, and employers can’t easily find qualified workers. “It’s an interesting time, and it’s probably getting worse,” said one recruiter.

North Bay job growth climbs again in May

According to new figures, unemployment rates continue to fall across the North Bay as job growth remains steady.

North Bay jobs grow 2% in April

Unemployment rates decreased in the North Bay, and job growth for the region continued the upward trend, new figures say.

North Bay jobs up 2% in March

Unemployment rates barely budged in March, but the six-county region had 18,000 more jobs than a year ago, according to new figures.

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