As the 2012 election heats up, a dismal jobs report for May is showing that while corporations and CEO’s are recovered from the Great Recession; the working class is far behind.
While local, state and the federal government continue to enact austerity on their workers; the latest new from Gallup showed job creation is at its highest level since before President Barack Obama took office.
The latest numbers from the U.S. Labor Department offer a mixed bag of news to President Barack Obama.
The destination casinos bill making its way through the Florida House died Friday after the House Business & Consumer Affairs Committee that was hearing the bill continued it until the next legislative session in 2013.
Florida Governor Rick Scott repeatedly promised during his 2010 campaign that he would create 700,000 jobs in seven years. Now, Governor Scott is saying the he can argue that he doesn’t have to create a single job in the Sunshine State.
Florida Governor Rick Scott outlined his 2012 job creation agenda Wednesday morning and it includes several of the hot button conservative issues being pushed in both Washington and Tallahassee.
Florida’s jobless rate for August won’t be released for another two weeks, but if the national numbers are an indicator; Florida’s numbers may not be pretty.
Unemployment in Miami-Dade County is 13.7 percent and the jobs to bring that rate down simply are not there. Now, the economy in South Florid and the nation could take a debilitating hit when government aid ends this year.
Gov. Rick Scott has announced two Canadian companies will be creating about 110 new jobs in Florida. Scott made the announcement Friday in Toronto at the end of a five-day Canadian trade mission.
Employers added more than 200,000 jobs in April for the third straight month, the biggest hiring spree in five years. But the unemployment rate ticked up to 9 percent.