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|December 3, 2020|
Joblessness continues falling even as COVID erases 107,400 jobs
INLAND EMPIRE – (INT) – Unemployment continues trending downward as more people find work during the pandemic.
The State Employment Development Department (EDD) reports the Inland Empire’s October rate fell to 9 percent which equals the statewide estimate.
Riverside and San Bernardino counties lost 107,400 jobs over the past 12 months.
Highest jobless rates in San Bernardino County were in Muscoy (18.3%). Other cities above 12% included San Bernardino, Victorville and Barstow.
In Riverside County, cities above 10% included Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, East Hemet, Perris, Moreno Valley, San Jacinto, Hemet and Indio.
Story Date: November 25, 2020