By Paul Granillo
The recent job report for the Inland Empire was a harbinger of what’s in our near future.
Our region lost 4,100 jobs and the local unemployment rate rose from 4.0% to 5.1% in March. However, this data is based on job losses from February to March, at the very beginning of the pandemic and before stay-at-home mandates. In fact, the Inland Empire’s unemployment rate is estimated to have reached 25%.
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