Unemployment

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Job Fair In Ft. Lauderdale On Tuesday

More than 500 job positions will be up for grabs at a mega job fair Tuesday in Ft. Lauderdale.

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

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Dems Criticize Gov. Scott Over Troubled Unemployment Website

Florida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state’s troubled $63 million unemployment website.

01/26/2014

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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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Hottest Jobs Of 2014

The hot jobs for 2014 are out. This year’s includes much more than the usual high tech white collar finance careers.

01/23/2014

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Feds Approve Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Delayed Jobless Claims

The federal government will allow the state to pay unemployment claims in cases that have been in dispute for more than a week, as officials look to ease a backlog created by Florida’s new but trouble-plagued $63 million unemployment assistance website.

01/21/2014

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Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance Extension

Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.

CBS Miami–01/07/2014

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Emergency Jobless Benefits Expire As Policymakers Debate Costs

Tens of thousands of Floridians are bracing to lose their long term unemployment benefits Saturday.

12/27/2013

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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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