Tag Archives: unemployment

In The News: Angry Unemployment Emails, Crist Supports Embargo Lift, ID Thieves on Prowl, Parents Against FCAT

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 10:13 am

Email Insights: Long-term unemployment numbers doesn’t look good for Rick Scott – As Florida’s long-term unemployment population is the largest in the country, Gov. Rick Scott is receiving flack from the Florida Democratic Party. The party believes Scott isn’t focused […]

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In The News: Yahoo Emails Compromised, Florida Legislators Talk Time, Scott Appoints Board Members, Florida Unemployment Benefits Released

By on January 31st, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 2:21 pm

Yahoo email accounts hacked – Yahoo’s email service was compromised, and the company is currently the subject of a federal investigation, according to a Yahoo spokeswoman. The number of accounts compromised was not stated. The Orlando Sentinel 2 Florida lawmakers seek […]

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Obama Should Improve Job Prospects for Floridians, Says NAACP Leader

By and on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: February 3, 2014 at 9:18 am

Florida NAACP leader Torey Alston, the chair of economic development, hopes President Obama’s leadership will improve home ownership and unemployment prospects for African Americans and Latinos.

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Job fair to help Citrus County’s unemployed

By and on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties will host a job fair Wednesday at the College of Central Florida. The event is will provide job seekers with networking and employment opportunities.

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Unemployment rate down, but many still looking for jobs

By on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 2:48 pm

The national unemployment rate is dropping, and Florida’s unemployment rate is down as well, but many people are still searching for jobs. Employers provide tips for those looking.

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Feb. 1, 2013: Afternoon News In 90

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Hawthorne economy struggling a year after Georgia-Pacific plant closing

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 3:34 pm

More than a year after the closing of the Georgia-Pacific plywood mill in the small town of Hawthorne, Fla., the city is still experiencing tough economic times.

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In The News: Lowe addresses city, Women in combat,Unemployment reaches low, UCF appeals postseason ban, Howggetowne Medieval Faire

By on January 24th, 2013 | Last updated: January 25, 2013 at 10:29 am

Lowe points to economic growth in State of the City address – Past and future economic growth were the focus of Mayor Craig Lowe’s State of the City address Wednesday. The mayor said his first term’s biggest success was bringing […]

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Wal-Mart to combat veteran unemployment with hiring plan

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:45 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 100,000 returning service members in the next five years beginning this Memorial Day. Honorably discharged veterans are eligible in their first year off active duty and the plan is aimed at limiting unemployment among local veterans.

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With unemployment at four-year low, fiscal cliff looms large for those still out of work

By on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released unemployment numbers today that showed unemployment was at 7.7 percent, down from 7.9 percent. That is the lowest number since 2008. However, some experts say today’s lower numbers may not reflect the true unemployment […]

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