Valley unemployment hits 8-year high

Holiday employment should help

Despite a nearly 2 percent growth in jobs last year, unemployment insurance claims have hit an eight-year high in the San Fernando Valley, according to a new study issued recently by Cal State University Northridge (CSUN) researchers.
Normal seasonal employment patterns are expected to push unemployment claims lower in the months ahead, a trend that could be reinforced by a continuation of the recent job growth in the Valley, said Daniel Blake, director of CSUN’s San Fernando V...

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