Florida To Pay $20 Million To Bring In 5,000 JobsA company is promising to bring 5,000 job to Florida, so long as the state sets aside $20 million in incentives for the them.
Florida Unemployment Stagnates In FebruaryFlorida'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.
National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year LowNational unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.
July Unemployment Report DisappointsAfter a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.
Florida Creating Jobs, But Mainly Service JobsFlorida added more jobs in the month of June, according to payroll provider ADP. But, the question remains over what kind of jobs are being added and are they full-time, part-time, with benefits, without benefits, etc.
Unemployment Drops 0.1% In MayFlorida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.
157,000 Jobs Created Nationally, Unemployment Rate Ticks UpWhile the job market in South Florida continues to struggle, nationally, the numbers remain positive, but not enough to bring the unemployment rate down.
Washington Post Debunks Romney Job NumbersRepublican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s claim that he will create 12 million jobs is coming under increased scrutiny after the candidate repeatedly used the number in recent debates.
Fla. Unemployment Rate Drop Not Completely From New Job CreationThe August unemployment rate in Florida was unchanged from July at 8.8 percent. But, the reason behind the rate holding steady and even dropping in Miami-Dade and Broward County was not from job creation or job market improvement.
Fla. Jobs Numbers Present Complicated Political ProblemFlorida’s unemployment numbers have shown positive improvement over the past several months which presents Governor Rick Scott with a double-edged sword.
U.S. Employers Add Just 80,000 Jobs In JuneThe latest unemployment numbers painted a bleak picture for job creation in June, which could impact Florida’s unemployment report due later in July.
Romney's Job Claims QuestionedRepublican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has put his history as a CEO and as governor of Massachusetts as proof of his plans to create job as the main selling point against President Obama.