Florida's Jobless Rate Ticked Up In OctoberFlorida's unemployment rate moved in the wrong direction last month.
State's Unemployment Rate UnchangedEmployment remains steady in Florida as the state's jobless mark held at 4.7 percent for the fifth consecutive month.
State's Jobless Numbers Hold SteadyFewer Floridians were working in July than in June, but the state's jobless rate remained unchanged during the first full month of summer.
State Jobless Figures Show Slight DropFlorida's unemployment rate for February was virtually unchanged from the previous month.
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.
Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In JanuaryFlorida 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.
State Unemployment Drops To 6.2 Percent In NovemberThe state of Florida will be releasing the unemployment numbers for the month of December Friday morning and it could give a boost to Governor Rick Scott while also posing a tricky political situation.
Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance ExtensionSenate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In DecemberMore than a million people may lose their unemployment insurance in just a few weeks if Congress fails to extend a Great Recession program that increased the number of weeks for which unemployed workers qualify.
Jobs Remain Scarce Across Sunshine StateThe 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.