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Unemployment Up On Central, South Coasts; Holding Steady Statewide

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The latest statistics show there’s been a slight increase in unemployment on the Central and South Coasts.

The jobless rate went from 3% in May to 3.6% in June in Ventura County. Santa Barbara County’s unemployment numbers climbed from 2.9% to 3.5%. And, in San Luis Obispo County the percentage of people out of work climbed from 2.4% in May to an even 3% in June.

Statewide, the jobless rate held steady from month to month at 4.2%.

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