African-American and Latina women, who now make up an important part of the U.S. workforce, face higher rates of poverty and unemployment than white and Asian working women.
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According to a Florida Department of Economic Opportunity employment report issued Tuesday, Florida’s unemployment rate was 9.6 percent in January 2012, down from 9.9 a month earlier. Overall, 38,600 seasonally-adjusted jobs were lost in January 2012.
The U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February while the unemployment rate remained at 8.3 percent, according to an employment report issued Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell 0.2 percent to 8.3 percent and employment rose by 243,000 jobs during the month of January, the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Florida experienced 70 not-seasonally adjusted mass layoffs in December, a number that puts it below 10 other states, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Wednesday.
Several Florida metropolitan areas had the highest decrease in unemployment rates, not seasonally adjusted, across the U.S. in November 2011, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday.
Unemployment rates in all 20 Florida metropolitan areas decreased during the month of October, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today.
On Thursday, organized labor, community and religious organizations will discuss the current situation of workers in the gaming and hospitality industries in South Florida.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent, with 120,000 new jobs added in November, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today.
Florida had 91 mass layoff actions during the month of October, the second highest number in the nation, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics summary released Tuesday.