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The EDD call center in May, when L.A. County had 20.9% unemployment.

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L.A. County Unemployment Rate Fell to 15.1% in September

L.A. County’s unemployment rate declined to 15.1% in September from a revised 16.4% in August.

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County’s Jobless Picture Gets Darker

Experts divided after May rate reaches 20.9%

While the nation’s jobless picture showed signs of improvement in May, Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate continued to surge last month, sparking debate among economists about the local outlook.

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