Florida Jobless Claims Drop As Slow Holiday Season NearsFirst-time unemployment claims dropped more than 30 percent last week in Florida, as the state approaches a holiday period that is anticipated to have slow retail sales and reduced travel because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Sees Uptick In First-Time Unemployment Claims As COVID ContinuesFlorida and the nation saw upticks last week in first-time unemployment claims as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pummel the economy, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Jobs Remain Scarce Across Sunshine StateThe state of Florida saw a fourth straight month of stagnant job growth in the month of August with the unemployment rate ticking down from 7.1 percent to 7.0 percent.
Florida Unemployment Rate Drops; Miami Still StrugglingGovernor Rick Scott will use social media to push out the state’s unemployment numbers Friday morning.
Fla. Unemployment Improves, Miami-Dade StrugglingFlorida’s unemployment rate dropped for a second-straight month to 7.5 percent which was the lowest the rate has been since October 2008 when it was 7.4 percent.
U.S. Employers Add Just 80,000 Jobs In JuneThe latest unemployment numbers painted a bleak picture for job creation in June, which could impact Florida’s unemployment report due later in July.
S. Fla Sheds More Than 13k Jobs In MayThe Florida unemployment continued to decline in May, dropping to a seasonally adjusted 8.6 percent. It's the lowest the unemployment rate has bee in the Sunshine State since December 2008. But the news in South Florida is far from rosy.
Fla. Unemployment Continues FallingFlorida’s unemployment rate in April continued to mirror that of the rest of the country, dropping to 8.7 percent, according to numbers released Friday.
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 October Jobless Rate To Be AnnouncedWill Florida's jobless figures be better or worse than last month? We'll find out Friday when the state's October unemployment rate will be released.
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.