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.
Fla. Unemployment Stagnates For 3rd Straight MonthA day after national unemployment claims declined, the state of Florida reported a stagnating job market.
Initial Unemployment Claims Decline
Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs In JuneOne day after the nation celebrated the nation’s independence, the U.S. Labor Department delivered good news to the U.S. economy.
Unemployment Drops 0.1% In MayFlorida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.
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.
Nearly 7,000 Jobs In Miami-Dade Disappear In FebruaryGovernor Rick Scott hopes the release of the state’s unemployment numbers Friday will bring more improvement after the jobs numbers spiked in January.
Fla's Jobless Rate Dips Below National AverageFlorida's unemployment dipped below the national average in January to its lowest level in four years.
Economy Adds Just 155,000 Jobs In DecemberThe economy continued to show growth over the final two months of the 2012 calendar year, but it wasn’t enough to bring down the unemployment rate in December.
Unemployment Claims Drop Again Over Last WeekThe number of people asking for unemployment benefits last week dropped to the lowest level since March 2008, according to the Labor Department.
Florida's Jobless Rate Tumbled In NovemberFlorida's jobless rate fell in November to 8.1 percent, its lowest rate since late 2008.
Florida Unemployment Drops To 8.5%Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percentage points to 8.5 percent in October 2012. The October unemployment report was the lowest unemployment rate in the state since December 2008.
Fla. Unemployment Virtually Unchanged In SeptemberFlorida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained fell 0.1 percent in September to 8.7 percent. The numbers reflected 808,000 Floridians out of work in the month of September and will be the final state unemployment report released before the presidential election.
National Unemployment Drops To 7.8%The U.S. unemployment rate fell in September to the lowest rate since President Barack Obama’s first month in office. The Labor Department reported Friday that unemployment dropped to 7.8 percent primarily because more people found jobs.
Jobless Numbers Struggle In AugustThe U.S. economy only added 96,000 jobs in August, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but those numbers were less than the more than 100,000 economists were expecting.