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Florida Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

New unemployment numbers are set to be released Friday.

04/18/2014

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State Unemployment Drops To 6.2 Percent In November

The 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.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

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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.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year Low

National unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

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More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In December

More 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.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.

CBS Miami–11/22/2013

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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

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Nearly 7,000 Jobs In Miami-Dade Disappear In February

Governor Rick Scott hopes the release of the state’s unemployment numbers Friday will bring more improvement after the jobs numbers spiked in January.

CBS Miami–03/29/2013

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157,000 Jobs Created Nationally, Unemployment Rate Ticks Up

While the job market in South Florida continues to struggle, nationally, the numbers remain positive, but not enough to bring the unemployment rate down.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Drops, But Number Not Full Story

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.

CBS4–12/21/2012

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