Unemployment figures for October were basically unchanged at the local and state levels, according to the latest report.
The jobless rate in Burbank remained at 7.6%, while it edged up 0.1% in Glendale to 8.2%, according to statistics released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.
In the La Crescenta-Montrose area and La Canada Flintridge, the unemployment rates were 4.6% and 3.6%, respectively.
Statewide, the jobless rate held steady at 8.7%, which is an improvement from 10.1% a year ago.
Manufacturing employment in Los Angeles County dropped to its lowest level in 23 years, shedding 1,800 jobs, according to the report. Government reported the largest month-over-month expansion, adding 20,000 jobs.
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