skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Shutdown Delays California Unemployment Data

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's monthly unemployment figures for September are being delayed due to the partial federal government shutdown that ended this week.

The state was scheduled to release its monthly report on unemployment trends on Friday, but the Employment Development Department says the shutdown limited California's access to federal employment data and programs it needs to calculate the figures.

The shutdown forced the Bureau of Labor Statistics to postpone its national release of employment data earlier this month.

California officials say this is the first time a federal shutdown has delayed the release of California's monthly jobs data. A new date for releasing the September figures has not yet been announced.

Please stay on topic and be as concise as possible. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Community Discussion Rules. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus