2020 March Labor Market Bulletin:
Special COVID-19 Issue

Today's release includes the March unemployment numbers that begins to reflect the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The week that contains March 12 predated many of the coronavirus-related business and school closures in the second half of month with the Stay-at-Home orders by Governor Newsom on March 19. Read full document.


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The Workforce Development Board of Santa Barbara County (WDB) develops innovative workforce strategies that help businesses, individuals and industries achieve and sustain economic vitality across all communities in Santa Barbara County.

The WDB is a public/private partnership created by the Federal Workforce Investment Act legislation and is staffed by the County of Santa Barbara.

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