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  • Unemployment still low, but county rates climb in new data

    Unemployment still low, but county rates climb in new data
    Unemployment in South Florida and in the state has markedly improved, but it was not as low as last year's data indicated, according to new numbers released Tuesday. Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity typically reviews unemployment data each...
  • Florida jobless rate stuck at 5.7 percent; local rates rise

    Florida jobless rate stuck at 5.7 percent; local rates rise
    Florida’s unemployment rate in January was stuck at 5.7 percent, the same as December, while local jobless rates rose in January. The statewide rate matches the U.S. rate for January, according to a state announcement Tuesday morning. Compared...
  • Maryland added 500 jobs in January

    Maryland added 500 jobs in January
    Maryland employers added 500 jobs in January, a marginal gain dragged down by losses in the leisure and hospitality industry, according to Labor Department data released Tuesday. But economists said they want to see how the state does in coming months...
  • Lehigh Valley gains jobs

    Lehigh Valley gains jobs
    The Lehigh Valley's labor market kicked off the new year in style. Though the Valley lost 1,200 jobs from the previous month, it gained 4,900 from January 2014, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor and Industry. That...
  • Fair connects job seekers with employers

    Fair connects job seekers with employers
    In hopes of connecting Pompano residents looking for work with potential employers, the city's Community Redevelopment Agency is hosting a job fair. The CRA is partnering with the Chamber of Commerce for the fair. "Our goal is to provide all the...
  • Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998

    Connecticut Gained 25,000 Jobs In 2014; Best Year Since 1998
    Connecticut's employers added more than 25,000 jobs in 2014, the state's Labor Department said Monday, confirming the robust job growth reported in preliminary data. This was the best year for job growth since 1998. Nick Perna, an economist who consults...
  • Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year

    Improving Connecticut Economy Helped Job Seekers Last Year
    Back in 2009, when the bottom was dropping out of the U.S. economy, it was a gamble to major in construction management. That's when Ian Rogers, now 23, started at Central Connecticut State University. "There were times I was kind of afraid because I...
  • U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole

    U.S. taxpayers stuck with the tab as helicopter flight schools exploit GI Bill loophole
    For some flight schools that train helicopter pilots, the GI Bill that took effect in 2009 was a windfall the government never intended. Helicopter schools had been struggling financially, and the bill excluded them from direct funding. But after...
  • I-Drive updates: Skyplex zipline named; Merlin job fair set

    I-Drive updates: Skyplex zipline named; Merlin job fair set
    Merlin Entertainments officials are looking to hire 300 people this weekend during a three-day job fair on I-Drive and a new I-Drive attraction has been named. Merlin is the group behind I-Drive 360, the entertainment complex home to the Orlando Eye,...
  • Forty employers at job fair Wednesday

    Forty employers at job fair Wednesday
    About 2,000 jobs with 40 employers are available at the Job News Corp. job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Center, One Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Positions include those at airport, hotels, government, health care, law enforcement,...
  • Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay

    Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay
    Employment in Los Angeles County's creative industries rose by 6,000 jobs in 2013 after more modest gains the two previous years, according to the latest annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy. But with 355,600 workers on payrolls, the county's...