Florida's Unemployment Rate Dips To 3.4 PercentFlorida’s unemployment rate dropped slightly from March to April, according to numbers released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity.
Trump Taps Former US Atty Acosta For Labor SecretaryPresident Donald Trump has tapped former U.S. Attorney for Miami Alexander Acosta to be the head of the Department of Labor.
Federal Court Blocks Overtime Pay Expansion PlanA federal court in Texas has blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay heading into the holiday season.
Union Objects To Disney Warning Actors About ConfidentialityThe union representing actors who portray several characters at Walt Disney World filed a complaint with a national labor board which challenges a current policy that it says prevents the performers from revealing which figures they portray.
Florida's Unemployment Rate Remains Nearly FlatNumbers out Friday show Florida's unemployment rate has not changed much in the past couple of months.
FL's Economy Is Better Yet Officials Recognize Problems Many Floridians have a little more money in their bank accounts according to a new analysis by state economists. While it appears Florida's economy is showing signs of continued recovery, state economists pointed out some problems.
Media And Politicians Misinterpret Jobs ReportThe Congressional Budget Office typically doesn’t make a lot of news, but Tuesday the CBO was front and center in the media. Unfortunately, most in the media and many politicians completely misinterpreted what the CBO reported.
Resume Upgrades Could Secure SuccessMiami’s job rate has gone up at 1.5 percent since last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But if you are still on the search for a job it may be time to spruce up that resume.
Laughing Gas For Labor Is No Laughing MatterMany women in labor ask for some type of pain relief. But would you believe laughing gas?
New Device Promotes Safer C-SectionsA new device, called the CSafe, is promising to virtually eliminate fetal lacerations during a Cesarean delivery.
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.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.
November Unemployment Ticks Down NationallyThe U.S. economy continued to show signs of life in November even as the nation edged ever closer to the fiscal cliff/austerity crisis.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.