The U.S. unemployment rate stands at 9 percent, with 80,000 new jobs added in October, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today.
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Florida lawmakers have crafted a slew of new bills that would outlaw hiring discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, whether someone is unemployed and whether an applicant has a criminal history.
In its agenda for the 2012 session, The Florida Chamber of Commerce has said that it will “will fight to stabilize and ultimately lower the cost of the unemployment compensation tax increases for Florida employers.”
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued today indicates that total non-farm payroll employment “edged up” 103,000 in September while the unemployment rate “held at 9.1 percent.” That translate into 14 million unemployed workers.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued today indicates that total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 117,000 in July, and the unemployment rate was “little changed” at 9.1 percent. The private sector added 154,000 jobs, while government employment lost 37,000 jobs.
A Research Institute on Social and Economic Policy at Florida International University (aka RISEP) report released on Friday says that in Florida, for every person that found a job in 2010, another 25 were still waiting to get back to work.