Jobless numbers for Tri-Counties remain steady in two counties, and increase slightly in third.
The state's unemployment numbers are up for the first time in months.
Just released unemployment figures for the Tri-Counties show two counties remaining unchanged for the last month, with a tiny uptick in the third.
Ventura County stayed flat from September to October, with a 3.3% jobless rate for both months. San Luis Obispo County was also unchanged, with a 2.5% unemployment rate for two months in a row.
Santa Barbara County went up slightly, going from 2.7% in September to 2.8% in October.
The statewide jobless rate showed the first increase in months, moving from 3.8% in September to 4% in October. But, September’s 3.8% was the lowest since the state started compiling unemployment records in 1976.