Florida Unemployment

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Florida Unemployment Rate Down Before Election Day

Even with a slight drop, Florida’s new unemployment rate is still higher than the national average.

10/17/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Florida’s unemployment rate saw a slight uptick in August.

09/19/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

New unemployment numbers are set to be released Friday.

04/18/2014

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Florida Unemployment Stagnates In February

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.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In January

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.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

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Florida Unemployment Numbers Released Monday

We’ll know on Monday the status of Florida’s economic recovery when the unemployment numbers for January are released.

03/16/2014

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State And Vendor Clash Over Jobless Claims System

Florida officials and the company responsible for building the state’s new unemployment claims website in a battle over who it blame for the site’s ongoing problems.

01/03/2014

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Deloitte Defends Work On Troubled Unemployment System

The company responsible for Florida’s new online unemployment-assistance system is coming out in its defense after the Department of Economic Opportunity started fining the company for failing to deliver a “fully functioning” system

12/23/2013

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Troubled Website Prompts Fla. To Withhold Payment

Florida officials announced Friday, they are withholding a $3 million payment to the company that built the state’s new unemployment claims website.

12/20/2013

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State Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.4%

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent in the month of November, but job creation was nearly stagnant as just 6,100 jobs were created in the state.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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