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Unemployment On The Rise In Baldwin Park

At least 300 people lost their jobs in July, according to figures from the EDD.

The number of unemployed residents in Baldwin Park increased by one percent in June after an additional 300 jobs were lost, according to figures from the Employment Development Department (EDD).

4,900 people were unemployed during July in Baldwin Park, which represents .

The unemployment index in Baldwin Park is now at 14.8 percent, an increase from the 13.8 percent reported in June, and an even bigger jump from the figures reported in

In Los Angeles County, the unemployment index remained the same in July, at 11.2 percent, as it was reported in June. More than 540,000 people in the county are without a job.

Statewide, unemployment numbers were at 10.7 percent in July, with no change since June. This represents a total of almost 2 million unemployed people.

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