If you’ve ever been stuck on the Palmetto or tangled in traffic on the Turnpike, then it may surprise you that the Miami-Fort Lauderdale area has the most commuters by public transit of any city in the Sunshine State.
Four workers at Miami International Airport were taken to the hospital after being exposed to jet fuel in a hanger Wednesday afternoon.
Job seekers may be able to find some relief at a job fair at the St. Regis Bal Harbour on Thursday.
Conventional wisdom dictates that it is easier to find a job when you already have a job. Now there is increasing proof that companies are openly telling the jobless that they need not apply.
The state of Florida’s jobless rate remains well above the national average, but did decline by 0.3 percent in October to a monthly average of 10.3 percent.
Unemployment remains stagnated in double digits some eight months after Governor Rick Scott pledged to get Florida workers back on the job.
Jerold Nelson was hard at work Thursday at his new job at Interactive Blue Communications (IBC), a small design and consulting firm in Miami-Dade. The 51 year-old husband and father landed the job after ten months of unemployment and a seemingly hopeless outlook.
Starting Friday, Florida state government workers will have to contribute 3% of their paycheck to their pension fund, despite a court battle on the change which is just getting started. Late Thursday night, a judge blocked efforts to force the state to put aside money to pay that 3% while the battle moves through the court system,
Three workers at a high-rise Miami condominium had some scary moments Friday morning when the scaffolding they were standing on malfunctioned.
Blasted by everyone from Florida’s struggling unemployed the businesses that fund part of every unemployment check, the Florida Senate appears to backing down from a hardline bill to cut benefits and raise unemployment taxes, with a new, softer proposal announced Tuesday.