Preliminary February labor force data counts for San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo counties pegs the unemployment rates at 8.1%, 6.6% and 7.3% respectively, unchanged in San Francisco and Marin, up 0.1 point in San Mateo.
On a revised basis, while the number of unemployed in San Francisco ticked up by 100 in February (from 37,600 to 37,700), the labor force increased by 2,200 (from 466,100 to 468,300) and the number of employed increased by 2,100 (from 428,500 to 430,600).
Overall unadjusted California unemployment increased to 11.4% as the labor force increased by 85,400 workers and the ranks of the unemployed increased by 19,800.
Monthly Labor Force Data for Counties: February 2012 (Preliminary) [EDD]
San Francisco Employment, And Unemployment, Up In January [SocketSite]

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  1. Posted by Rillion

    Was wondering when we’d really start seeing more people returning to the labor force.

  2. Posted by wrath

    “San Francisco County Employment up by 2100″
    well, I knew Newsom had hired a lot of bureaucrats but Lee is exceeding even that!

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