Critics Dispute Florida Unemployment Aid ‘Narrative’Floridians struggling since the start of the coronavirus pandemic are being forced to take jobs below their skill levels and at low wages as the state scales back unemployment assistance, opponents of reducing aid said Thursday.
Florida Jobless Claims Down, As Companies Face Continued ProblemsFlorida continues to see a steady decline in first-time unemployment claims, even as several large hospitality and entertainment companies have extended and imposed large-scale layoffs because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Jobless Claims Jump Last WeekFirst-time unemployment claims in Florida nearly doubled last week as coronavirus cases spiked and as bars and nightclubs continued to be largely shut down.
Coronavirus Claims Jobs In FloridaFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis has been able to enjoy presiding over a state with record-low jobless numbers. But not for much longer.
Amazon Announces New Distribution Center In Central FloridaAbout 500 new full-time jobs will be created in Central Florida as online retail giant Amazon announces plans to open a new distribution center in the area.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signals Another Push For E-Verify SystemGov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida to set up a system that will require employers to verify the immigration status of job applicants.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants To Create More Financial-Tech JobsGov. Ron DeSantis wants to provide “flexible” regulations in an effort to create more financial-technology jobs across the state.
Florida's Unemployment Rate SteadyFlorida’s jobless rate in January was unchanged from the end of 2017.
Miami Is Hot, Hot, Hot For Job SeekersWhen it comes to people looking to enhance their career or change it all together, Florida is a top spot in the country, according to the job website Indeed.
Scott's Top Business Recruiter To Exit JobGov. Rick Scott's top business recruiter for the past year is leaving the job.
State's Business Development Agency Says "The Future Is Here"Enterprise Florida, the state's public-private economic development agency, introduced a new brand Friday that will be featured in a $10 million global advertising campaign that declares, "Florida --- The Future is Here."