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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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National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year Low

National unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.

CBS Miami–11/22/2013

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Florida Continues Adding Jobs, Mainly In Service Sector

Florida continued to add jobs in the month of September, though it’s not known how many of those jobs are part-time, full-time, or provide benefits.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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Jobs Remain Scarce Across Sunshine State

The state of Florida saw a fourth straight month of stagnant job growth in the month of August with the unemployment rate ticking down from 7.1 percent to 7.0 percent.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Improves, Miami-Dade Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped for a second-straight month to 7.5 percent which was the lowest the rate has been since October 2008 when it was 7.4 percent.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Unemployment Drops In Fla., Rises 1.1% In Miami-Dade

For Florida’s workers, the year 2012 ended on a high note, according to the state’s unemployment report released Friday. Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.0 percent in December.

CBS4–01/18/2013

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Florida Unemployment Drops To 8.5%

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 8.5 percent in October 2012. The October unemployment report was the lowest unemployment rate in the state since December 2008.

CBS Miami–11/16/2012

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