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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Original post made on Mar 7, 2011

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 7, 2011, 10:48 AM


Posted by Hank Snow, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 7, 2011 at 12:28 pm

This article doesn't say anything about the cause of the increase.

Posted by Thom, a resident of Jackson Park
on Mar 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm

It's even higher than the records show considering those out there that no longer get unemployment benefits, but if you ask Washington they will tell you everything is working as intended.

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on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm

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