Floridians got an early Christmas present on the state’s unemployment report released Friday. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent in November.
One financial services company forecast calls for Florida’s economic recovery to take much longer than many anticipated.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to the lowest rate since President Barack Obama’s first month in office. The Labor Department reported Friday that unemployment dropped to 7.8 percent primarily because more people found jobs.
The Miami Rescue Mission held its annual Christmas in July Tuesday morning to help the homeless feel and look better as they try to re-establish themselves in the workforce.
Florida unemployment rate saw its biggest one month drop since October 1992 in March. The unemployment rate statewide dropped 0.4 percent to just 9 percent in March 2012.
The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.
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