Jobless Numbers


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


Florida Unemployment Rate Drops; Miami Still Struggling

Governor Rick Scott will use social media to push out the state’s unemployment numbers Friday morning.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013


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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U.S. Employers Add Just 80,000 Jobs In June

The latest unemployment numbers painted a bleak picture for job creation in June, which could impact Florida’s unemployment report due later in July.


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S. Fla Sheds More Than 13k Jobs In May

The Florida unemployment continued to decline in May, dropping to a seasonally adjusted 8.6 percent. It’s the lowest the unemployment rate has bee in the Sunshine State since December 2008. But the news in South Florida is far from rosy.


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Fla. Unemployment Continues Falling

Florida’s unemployment rate in April continued to mirror that of the rest of the country, dropping to 8.7 percent, according to numbers released Friday.



Miami-Dade Struggling With Unemployment

Florida’s overall jobless numbers continued to follow national trends in February, dropping to 9.4 percent. It’s the lowest unemployment has been since February 2009, right before jobs began disappearing due to the Great Recession.



Florida’s October Jobless Rate To Be Announced

Will Florida’s jobless figures be better or worse than last month? We’ll find out Friday when the state’s October unemployment rate will be released.



Fla. Unemployment Rate Stagnates In August

Unemployment remains stagnated in double digits some eight months after Governor Rick Scott pledged to get Florida workers back on the job.