Unemployment

South Florida's unemployment rates dropped more than half a percent in the past year, according to job figures released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity, contributing to a shortage of labor and rising wages in some industries.

People who need unemployment assistance after Hurricane Irma might not be getting the help that is available to them.

Louisiana is helping Florida process its thousands of unemployment claims related to Hurricane Irma.

Low-wage jobs in Florida are one of the main reasons families live in poverty or near poverty, according to a new study by Florida International University.

The yearly report, “State of Working Florida,” found Florida’s economy to be unbalanced and unequal.

While unemployment numbers are down statewide, that has not made a dent in income disparity across the state.

After months in plateau, the Florida unemployment rate is sliding downward.

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