Coronavirus Impact: Expanded Unemployment Benefits Would Be A Boon For Independent Contractors & Self-EmployedThe new federal stimulus program, if passed, will mean good news for thousands of people who do not normally qualify for traditional unemployment benefits.
Coronavirus Impact: State Agency Head Pleads For Patience On Unemployment BenefitsAmid growing frustration over the way Florida handles unemployment claims, the head of the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity urged people to be patient, likening the economic crisis to a hurricane.
Florida's Unemployment Rate Took Slight Drop In SeptemberFlorida's unemployment rate ticked down to 3.2 percent in September.
State's Unemployment Rate Stands At 5-PercentFlorida ended 2015 with an unemployment rate of five percent.
Florida Job Openings Highest In A DecadeGovernor Rick Scott announced the state's November job openings had reached the highest level in ten years.
Florida: 2nd In Job Creation As Unemployment Continues to FallNext only to California, Florida added the highest number of jobs in the nation and the state's unemployment rate declined for the fifth straight month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Florida's Jobless Mark Down To 5.5 PercentFlorida's jobless rate dipped two percentage points, following the national trend.
State's Unemployment Numbers Dipped In June
Despite Job Gains, State Unemployment Rate Edged Up In MarchFlorida's jobless rate went up slightly in March.
State Workforce Chief Disputes Audit's Findings An official from the agency that oversees the state's unemployment-claims website disputed aspects of a highly critical audit that outlined lax oversight of the site and potential security risks for users.
Florida Unemployment Rate Fell Again In DecemberFlorida unemployment numbers continue to drop.
Florida's Jobless Rate Drops In NovemberFlorida's unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate.
Florida Unemployment Rate Drops SlightlyFlorida's unemployment rate dropped slightly in October.
Florida Unemployment Rate Down Before Election DayEven with a slight drop, Florida’s new unemployment rate is still higher than the national average.
Florida Unemployment Rate Up SlightlyFlorida’s unemployment rate saw a slight uptick in August.