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.
“Top Recruiter: The Competition”, a reality show based in Miami, has its finger on the pulse of Miami’s struggles: joblessness.
Jontavia Bellamy and her family packed up the car to head to Miami Beach and barbeque Monday, but her Labor Day cookout plans left a sour taste in her mouth. Bellamy would rather have been working. She’s been unemployed for nearly two years.
Job seekers wishing employers would add more jobs in the month of May had their hopes dashed. Employers across the country added just 54,000 jobs in May, the fewest jobs added in eight months.