Monday, July 13, 2009

Your Call 071309 Who are California's newly unemployed?

Who are the tens of thousands of people who have lost their jobs in California? On the next Your Call, we'll put a face on the unemployment numbers. California's unemployment rate in May hit 11.5%, its highest level since 1941. What resources are available to people who can't find jobs? Send us an email at or join us live at 11 am. Unemployment is expected to get worse. So what are the solutions? It's Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Adrienne Suffin, chair of the Employment Development Department (EDD) Task Force

Lauren Appelbaum, research director for UCLA's Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

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