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Unemployment Drops In Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014 3:10pm

There have been some major drops in unemployment in Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties.

Santa Barbara County’s jobless rate dipped from 6.8% in March, to 5.4% in April.  In San Luis Obispo County, unemployment went from 6.1% in March, to 5.2% in April.

Statewide, unemployment dipped below 8% for the first time since 2008.  It dropped from 8.1% in March, to 7.8% in April.

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