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.
Miami-Dade Unemployment At 22 PercentFlorida’s unemployment problem continues to throw a damper on any potential economic recovery in the state. Statewide, the unemployment rate stood at 10.6 percent; but the news in South Florida was much, much worse.
Report: End Of Unemployment Benefits Could Cripple EconomyUnemployment in Miami-Dade County is 13.7 percent and the jobs to bring that rate down simply are not there. Now, the economy in South Florid and the nation could take a debilitating hit when government aid ends this year.