County unemployment inches downward for November

EL CENTRO — The state unemployment rate held steady from October to November while Imperial County’s began to trend downward, according to a report released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.

Statewide, unemployment remained at a record low 3.9 percent, while the county moved down from a revised 21.1 percent in October to 20.6 percent last month, thanks to a gain of 800 jobs, mostly in the nonfarm sector.

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