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Labor Stays Steady In Stanislaus County

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The unemployment rate remained unchanged in October, as dips in some sectors were offset by gains in other sectors, according to the latest data from the Employment Development Department.

Stanislaus County had an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent in October, unchanged from the revised rate in September. The rate was below the year-ago estimate of 9.4 percent.

Riverbank came in with a 5.1 percent unemployment rate for October, compared to the 9.3 percent in Oakdale and a 2.1 percent rate recorded for East Oakdale.

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Hans Visser: 50 years of City service

in Employment

Residents driving past some of Turlock’s largest sycamore trees or the grassy shores of Donnelly Park may not know what these beloved landmarks looked like 50 years ago, but City of Turlock employee Hans Visser does. 

The senior maintenance worker in the Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities department was recently honored by the City Council for five decades of service, working his way up the ranks and through different divisions over the years to become the perfect example of career longevity. 

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Unemployment continues to fall in Stanislaus

in Community/Employment

The unemployment rate continued to drop in Stanislaus County, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

Stanislaus County had an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent in September, down from a revised rate of 8 percent in August. The rate is below the year-ago estimate of 10.3 percent.

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