Home / Development / The state of the American worker in Florida this Labor Day Weekend

The state of the American worker in Florida this Labor Day Weekend

By and

Monday is Labor Day, a day to celebrate American workers.  The nation’s economy is making a very slow recovery.  Presidential candidates are debating just what are the  best solutions for creating jobs in the nation.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Kern spoke with Laura Byrnes, Community Manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection about unemployment rates in North Central Florida.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About Front Page Edition

Check Also

Florida State Capitol (Jenn Greiving / Creative Commons)

Florida’s Budget, New Laws Begin July 1

Starting Friday, clergy who don't want to marry same-sex couples will have state backing for their beliefs, high school students will have more choice over where they play sports or study, and local governments won't be able to regulate the use of Styrofoam containers. Those are among the 159 new laws that will go into effect in Florida on July 1. The laws range from the latest record-setting state budget to a public records exemption for taped, mixed-martial arts bouts.