California's unemployment rate held steady at 4.2% in June.
The state Employment Development Department says Friday that California added 46,200 nonfarm payroll jobs during the month, the second-largest increase this year.
Job gains occurred in nine of California's 11 major industry sectors. The biggest increase was 11,900 jobs in construction.
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The June unemployment rate is near the record low of 4.1% set from July through December last year.