Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In JanuaryFlorida officials announced Monday the state's unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1 percent in January, down 0.2 percent from December and nearly two percent from a year ago.
State Unemployment Drops To 6.2 Percent In NovemberThe 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.
Fla. Jobs Numbers Present Complicated Political ProblemFlorida’s unemployment numbers have shown positive improvement over the past several months which presents Governor Rick Scott with a double-edged sword.
Miami-Dade Struggling With UnemploymentFlorida’s overall jobless numbers continued to follow national trends in February, dropping to 9.4 percent. It’s the lowest unemployment has been since February 2009, right before jobs began disappearing due to the Great Recession.
Florida's Monthly Job Numbers Being RevisedDuring his campaign, Rick Scott billed himself as a man who would bring much needed jobs to Florida. Every month he gets graded on that claims when Florida's unemployment rates are released. But maybe the grade Scott should get in his first year in office is an incomplete.
Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly In SeptemberMiami-Dade County and Broward County both saw some improvement in the jobs front, according to numbers released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity.
Fla. Unemployment Rate Stagnates In AugustUnemployment remains stagnated in double digits some eight months after Governor Rick Scott pledged to get Florida workers back on the job.
Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 11.1% In MarchFlorida's unemployment rate dropped to 11.1 percent in March, down from 11.5 percent in February and the lowest it’s been since November of last year, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday.