Governor’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor Releases Statement on September Employment Numbers

Oct 18, 2019 | Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Following the California Employment Development Department’s (EDD) release of the state’s employment data from September, the Governor’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, Lenny Mendonca issued the following statement:

“It is encouraging to see all-time record low unemployment and record-high job expansion with the largest gains going to counties in inland Southern California. Looking forward, it’s important to focus on supporting the growth of quality jobs there and across all of California so that we can revive economic mobility.”

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Kaitlin Lewis
Assistant Deputy Director of Communications
Email: kaitlin.lewis@gobiz.ca.gov
Phone: (916) 204-2107

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