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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unemployment remains level in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment remains level in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment in March remained significantly lower than a year ago in Palm Beach and Broward counties. Broward recorded 5.1 percent unemployment and Palm Beach County 5 percent, the state said Friday. The rates were 6.1 percent and 6.3 percent,...
  • Despite job gains, state unemployment rate remains flat

    The latest unemployment figures show Florida's jobless rate is remaining flat, despite a gain of more than 30,000 jobs. Gov. Rick Scott announced the new employment figures Friday while visiting Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. in Miramar, which is...
  • Business events scheduled for the coming week

    All times are Eastern. MONDAY, April 20 Morgan Stanley reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. TUESDAY, April 21 DuPont reports quarterly financial results before the market opens. Amgen Inc. reports quarterly financial results...
  • March jobless rates drop again in Florida, Orlando area

    March jobless rates drop again in Florida, Orlando area
    The jobless rate for the Orlando metro area dropped in March to 5.1 percent, down from 5.4 percent in February. The Orlando metro area again led the state for job growth,  adding 50,200 jobs, up 4.6 percent. Orlando has been leading the state in job...
  • Ohio reports 5.1 percent unemployment rate for March

    The state says Ohio's unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in March, unchanged from the previous three months. Friday's report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Ohio had 295,000 unemployed workers in March, up 5,000 from a...
  • Don't panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to grow

    The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn't as...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico Taylor Energy Company now exists for only one reason: to fight an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico that has gone largely unnoticed, despite creating miles-long slicks for more than a decade....
  • Wisconsin unemployment drops to 4.6 percent

    Wisconsin's unemployment rate has dropped to 4.6 percent, its lowest point since before the recession. The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the unemployment dropped from 4.8 percent in February to 4.6 percent in March....
  • Ohio officials to release latest monthly report on jobs data

    State officials are planning to release Ohio's latest monthly employment data. The Friday morning report coming from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will show March employment data across sectors such as construction, manufacturing and...
  • Illinois unemployment holds steady in March

    Illinois unemployment holds steady in March
    The unemployment rate in Illinois held steady in March at 6 percent, the state's Department of Employment Security said. The state unemployment rate had fallen in 11 of the previous 12 months. Department Director Jeff Mays said Thursday in the agency'...
  • Rhode Island unemployment rate drops to 6.3 percent

    The unemployment rate in Rhode Island in March dropped to 6.3 percent, the lowest it's been in more than seven years. Rhode Island has owned one of the worst unemployment rates in the nation for years. The state Department of Labor and Training said...