05/19/2024

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What WalletHub Got Wrong: A Closer Look at California’s Energy Costs

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Special Report: Examining California’s Income Tax Landscape

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released a special report that delves into the tax burden on personal income in California, particularly focusing on its impact on different family types. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Full June 2023 Jobs Report

In the near and medium prospects, California’s current jobs rate has not been sufficient to bring workers back to employment recovery conditions much less economic progress beyond that point as the state’s higher operating costs in particular weigh on the middle class wage jobs.

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Quick Facts: California Employment Report for June 2023

Highlights for policy makers:

Recovery Progress: CA vs. US
Recovery Progress: CA Jobs by Wage Level
California Labor Force
Recovery Progress: CA Employment vs. Other States
Nonfarm Jobs
Recovery Progress: CA Nonfarm Jobs vs. Other States
Job Openings
Nonfarm Jobs by Region
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
Counties with Double-Digit Unemployment

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California Trade Report for May 2023

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The May data once again showed continued slowing in trade activity for the state.  While the May numbers show […]

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California Energy Price Data for June 2023

Below are the monthly updates from the most current June 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and April 2023 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The additional costs under California policies, regulations, taxes, and fee add-ons […]

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Full May 2023 Jobs Report

The Center for Jobs and the Economy has released our full analysis of the May Employment Report from the California Employment Development Department. For additional information and data about the California economy visit www.centerforjobs.org/ca.

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Quick Facts: California Employment Report for May 2023

Highlights for policy makers:

Recovery Progress: CA vs. US
Recovery Progress: CA Jobs by Wage Level
California Labor Force
Recovery Progress: CA Employment vs. Other States
Nonfarm Jobs
Recovery Progress: CA Nonfarm Jobs vs. Other States
Job Openings
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
Counties with Double-Digit Unemployment
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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California Trade Report for April 2023

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The April data in general indicates a slowing in trade activity for the state.  Total trade through the state’s […]

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California Energy Price Data for May 2023

Below are the monthly updates from the most current May 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and March 2023 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy, visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The additional costs under California policies, regulations, taxes, and fee add-ons […]

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Special Report: Califorming Businesses: Disney Cancels Move to New Florida Campus

The Walt Disney Company recently announced it was cancelling a $1 billion office project that would have seen 2,000 jobs move from California to Florida. This project was previously included under the Califormers when it was announced in 2021.

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Full April 2023 Jobs Report

As discussed in our preliminary report, the April jobs and labor force data was more positive than in recent months.  Nonfarm wage and salary jobs growth at 67,000 was the highest since April 2022. 

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Quick Facts: California Employment Report for April 2023

Highlights for policy makers:

Recovery Progress: CA vs. US
Recovery Progress: CA Jobs by Wage Level
California Labor Force
Recovery Progress: CA Employment vs. Other States
Nonfarm Jobs
Recovery Progress: CA Nonfarm Jobs vs. Other States
Job Openings
Unemployment Rates by Region
Employment Recovery by Region
Counties with Double-Digit Unemployment
MSAs with the Worst Unemployment Rates

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California Energy Price Data for April 2023

Below are the monthly updates from the most current April 2023 fuel price data (GasBuddy.com) and February 2023 electricity and natural gas price data (US Energy Information Administration). To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. The added costs under California policies, regulations, taxes, and fee add-ons […]

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California Trade Report for March 2023

Below are highlights from the recently released trade data from the US Census Bureau and US Bureau of Economic Analysis. To view additional data and analysis related to the California economy visit our website at www.centerforjobs.org/ca. While partial progress appears to have been made finally in the extended West Coast port labor talks, the uncertainty […]

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