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Contra Costa unemployment rises 0.2%

Original post made on Jul 24, 2014

Unemployment rates in the Bay Area increased slightly from May to June, bucking a downward trend statewide, according to data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department.

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Posted by LIz
a resident of San Ramon
on Jul 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

Thoughts about the reason for this?

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Posted by John Maynard
a resident of Blackhawk
on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:54 am

1 -- statistical blip?.
2 -- new college grads?
3 -- some of those mythical legions of discouraged job hunters the Republicans keep crowing about, coming back to the labor force?
4 -- it's all the President's fault?

Listed in deeply descending order of probability. Take your pick!

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