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State’s Unemployment Numbers Dipped In June

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida’s unemployment numbers took a bit of a dip in June. The June unemployment rate was 5.5 percent, compared to 5.7 percent the month before. The state […]

07/17/2015

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Despite Job Gains, State Unemployment Rate Edged Up In March

Florida’s jobless rate went up slightly in March.

04/17/2015

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State Jobless Figures Show Slight Drop

Florida’s unemployment rate for February was virtually unchanged from the previous month.

03/27/2015

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State Workforce Chief Disputes Audit’s Findings

An official from the agency that oversees the state’s unemployment-claims website disputed aspects of a highly critical audit that outlined lax oversight of the site and potential security risks for users.

03/16/2015

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Florida Brothers Get Prison For ID Theft, Unemployment Fraud

Two South Florida brothers will spend years in federal prison after pleading guilty in an identity theft and unemployment insurance fraud case.

01/11/2015

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Florida’s Jobless Rate Drops In November

Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate.

12/19/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Down Before Election Day

Even with a slight drop, Florida’s new unemployment rate is still higher than the national average.

10/17/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Florida’s unemployment rate saw a slight uptick in August.

09/19/2014

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Florida’s Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged

Florida’s unemployment rate did not change in July amid signs the economy is in the process of a slow, steady recovery from the Great Recession.

08/15/2014

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Florida Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly; Still Higher Than National Rate

Florida’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate.

07/18/2014

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