The latest jobs numbers gives hope to workers, employers, and the government that the Great Recession and jobs crisis may be slowly starting to retreat permanently.
Floridians got an early Christmas present on the state’s unemployment report released Friday. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent in November.
“Top Recruiter: The Competition”, a reality show based in Miami, has its finger on the pulse of Miami’s struggles: joblessness.
LinkedIn, the leading jobs network, has a new competitor: Facebook.
Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, which is run by Bechtel Power Corp., will be the site of 277 layoffs.
ATI Career Training Centers notified Florida officials Thursday that it plans to lay off 178 employees across South Florida.
Florida was a proud exception to a nationwide job cutting trend in October.
Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained fell 0.1 percent in September to 8.7 percent. The numbers reflected 808,000 Floridians out of work in the month of September and will be the final state unemployment report released before the presidential election.
Last month, American Airlines angered airline union leaders when it announced more than 1,500 employees would be laid off by the end of the year. These leaders will join AA employees and area voters at the airport to discuss the outsourcing of security-conscious jobs.
Military veterans out of work are in luck. On Wednesday, they can access more than 400 job openings and government programs aimed at launching a small business.