California adds 60,400 jobs in December, one of the biggest leaps in years

January 22, 2016 5:58 PM

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California employers added 60,400 net jobs in December, according to state data, one of the largest one-month gains in the last three years.

The state unemployment rate, based on a separate survey of households, increased slightly to 5.8% in December from 5.7% in November. The nationwide unemployment rate is at 5%.

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