Holiday cheer could lift Florida’s unemployed
With the unemployment rate around 10% in Florida, this holiday season brings hope for new jobs. Florida Retail Federation President Rick McAllister says retailers have seen an increase in sales during the holidays in last few years which allows for more temporary positions.
McAllister says about 75,000 jobs are created nationally every holiday season in retail.
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