Unemployment Rate Matches Lowest Point In Half A CenturyThe country has made quite the turnaround over the past decade.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Florida's Unemployment Rate SteadyFlorida’s jobless rate in January was unchanged from the end of 2017.
America Gets A RaiseThe U.S. economy added 200,000 jobs in January and wages grew at the fastest pace in eight years.
Steady Unemployment Numbers Hold Steady In NovemberFlorida's 3.6 percent jobless rate is better than the national mark of 4.1 percent, which also remained unchanged in the month-to-month comparison.
Nelson, State Spar Over Disaster Jobless BenefitsU.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants the federal Department of Labor to provide help to the state as he's heard “multiple accounts” of Floridians put out of work by Hurricane Irma unable to apply for disaster assistance.
261K Jobs Added In October, Unemployment DropsThe federal government says the U.S. added 261,000 jobs in the month of October.
Florida Adds 32,700 Jobs, Unemployment Remains UnchangedFlorida added 32,700 jobs in the month of July, though its unemployment rate remains unchanged at 4.1 percent.
Florida Added The Most Jobs Of Any State Last Month Employers have added a significant amount of jobs in nine states last month while unemployment rates fell in four states to record lows.
Jobless Rate Improves Amid Gov. Scott WarningsGovernor Rick Scott has again warned lawmakers that Florida's economic growth could be hindered by their actions as the state's unemployment mark hit its lowest figure since September 2007.
Florida Jobless Rate Flat Even Though State Lost JobsFlorida lost about 5,000 jobs in February while the state's overall unemployment rate remains unchanged.
Florida Unemployment Rate Saw Slight Dip In 2016Florida ended 2016 with an unemployment rate that was down a bit from the start of the year.