Aug. 5, 2014
According to the CalNonprofits organization, California nonprofits generate $260 billion in total economic activity every year, producing more jobs than the real estate, finance or construction industries. The groundbreaking report, titled “Causes Count: The Economic Power of California’s Nonprofit Sector,” was commissioned by the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits), the statewide policy alliance of more than 10,000 organizations.
March 19, 2014
A Sprint call center in Rancho Cordova is closing, leading to 240 layoffs, according to the Sacramento Bee. The last day for workers will be March 25, though they will be paid through April 8.
On February 11th, 2014, The Solar Foundation released its first-ever district-level "deep dive" into solar employment in California, Arizona, and Minnesota. The research behind these three seminal reports (linked below) was performed using the same survey-based methods developed for our award-winning National Solar Jobs Census series. In addition to the release of these reports, TSF provided updated estimates of solar employment in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Feb. 11, 2014
With more than 47,000 workers currently employed in the solar industry, California has a strong lead over the No. 2 state, Arizona, which has 8,500 jobs tied to the industry.