Dems Criticize Gov. Scott Over Troubled Unemployment WebsiteFlorida Democrats have criticized Gov. Rick Scott for failing to provide leadership or take ownership over the state's troubled $63 million unemployment website.
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.
Hottest Jobs Of 2014The hot jobs for 2014 are out. This year’s includes much more than the usual high tech white collar finance careers.
Feds Approve Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Delayed Jobless ClaimsThe federal government will allow the state to pay unemployment claims in cases that have been in dispute for more than a week, as officials look to ease a backlog created by Florida's new but trouble-plagued $63 million unemployment assistance website.
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.
Emergency Jobless Benefits Expire As Policymakers Debate Costs Tens of thousands of Floridians are bracing to lose their long term unemployment benefits Saturday.
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.
Job Fair In West Palm Beach On TuesdayOver 2,000 job positions will be up for grabs at a mega job fair Wednesday in Palm Beach County.
Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still StrugglingFlorida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.
How To Ease Tension For College Grads & Their Parents During Job HuntingWhat are parents to do when their kids graduate from college but can't find a job? CBS4's Vanessa Borge explains how to overcome the tension long enough to be helpful.
Florida Continues Adding Jobs, Mainly In Service SectorFlorida continued to add jobs in the month of September, though it's not known how many of those jobs are part-time, full-time, or provide benefits.
State's Unemployment Claims Site To Go "Dark" For A Week If you rely on unemployment to get by, take note, your next check may be a little late.
Florida Agencies Not Suffering Under Shutdown...YetAs day four of the GOP-forced federal government shutdown rolls on Friday, most Florida agencies have avoided the worst impacts of the shutdown.