Jobless Claims Drop By 17K From Previous Week In FloridaThe number of people filing new jobless claims in Florida dropped last week by more than 17,500 from the previous week, according to figures released Thursday.
Florida's Jobless Rate Up Slightly In JanuaryFlorida’s unemployment rate increased slightly as Gov. Ron DeSantis assumed office, ticking up 0.1 percentage point from December to January, according to numbers released Monday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity.
Steady Unemployment Numbers Hold Steady In NovemberFlorida's 3.6 percent jobless rate is better than the national mark of 4.1 percent, which also remained unchanged in the month-to-month comparison.
Florida Unemployment Rate Saw Slight Dip In 2016Florida ended 2016 with an unemployment rate that was down a bit from the start of the year.
Florida's Jobless Rate Ticked Up In OctoberFlorida's unemployment rate moved in the wrong direction last month.
State's Unemployment Rate UnchangedEmployment remains steady in Florida as the state's jobless mark held at 4.7 percent for the fifth consecutive month.
State's Jobless Numbers Hold SteadyFewer Floridians were working in July than in June, but the state's jobless rate remained unchanged during the first full month of summer.
State Jobless Figures Show Slight DropFlorida's unemployment rate for February was virtually unchanged from the previous month.
Florida Unemployment Stagnates In FebruaryFlorida's unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent. While the rate is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, the reasons behind the drop remain elusive.
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.
Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance ExtensionSenate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
State Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.4%Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent in the month of November, but job creation was nearly stagnant as just 6,100 jobs were created in the state.
National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year LowNational unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.
More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In DecemberMore than a million people may lose their unemployment insurance in just a few weeks if Congress fails to extend a Great Recession program that increased the number of weeks for which unemployed workers qualify.