(Unemployment is Down for Imperial County)…This, according to the latest report.

That report is for April, and was issued by the Labor Market Information Division of the State Employment Development Department. According to the report, April unemployment was recorded at 14.5 percent, down from a revised 15.5 percent in March, and below the year ago estimate of 17.7 percent. This compares with an unadjusted unemployment rate of 3.8 percent for the state and 3.7 percent for the nation during the same period. In April 10,000 eligible workers were unemployed out of a Labor Force of 70,000.