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Florida Continues Adding Jobs, Mainly In Service Sector

Florida continued to add jobs in the month of September, though it’s not known how many of those jobs are part-time, full-time, or provide benefits.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013


ADP Says Florida Added Jobs In August

Payroll provider ADP said Wednesday that the Sunshine State continued to add jobs during the month of August.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013


Fla. Unemployment Stagnates For 3rd Straight Month

A day after national unemployment claims declined, the state of Florida reported a stagnating job market.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013


July Unemployment Report Disappoints

After a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013


Unemployment Drops 0.1% In May

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

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Florida Creates Increase In Private-Sector Jobs

As the job market continues to struggle nationwide, those looking for work in Florida got some good news in May.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013


Job Creation Remains Weak

While the unemployment rate has slowly been ticking downward across the country and in the Sunshine State, the number of new jobs being added to the economy continues to dwindle.

CBS Miami–05/01/2013


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


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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Fla’s Jobless Rate Dips Below National Average

Florida’s unemployment dipped below the national average in January to its lowest level in four years.