Local unemployment rates bounce back in July

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For the first time in 2023, both Stanislaus and Merced counties saw their unemployment rates drop in the same month.

According to the latest data from the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD), Stanislaus County’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.8 percent in June to 6.5 percent in July, adding roughly 800 jobs. Similarly, Merced County’s unemployment went from 9.4 percent in June to 8.6 percent in July, adding 900 jobs.

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