An official from the agency that oversees the state’s unemployment-claims website disputed aspects of a highly critical audit that outlined lax oversight of the site and potential security risks for users.
Florida unemployment numbers continue to drop.
Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate.
Florida’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in October.
Even with a slight drop, Florida’s new unemployment rate is still higher than the national average.
Florida’s unemployment rate saw a slight uptick in August.
New unemployment numbers are set to be released Friday.
Florida’s unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent. While the rate is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, the reasons behind the drop remain elusive.
Florida officials announced Monday the state’s unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1 percent in January, down 0.2 percent from December and nearly two percent from a year ago.
We’ll know on Monday the status of Florida’s economic recovery when the unemployment numbers for January are released.