Space Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: athlux The board of Space Florida, the state-run organization in charge of promoting the aerospace industry, has approved nearly $60 million for upgrades to the Launch Landing Facility (LLF) and has decided to move forward with vendor solicitations on two other unnamed projects that are expected to
Florida Employment Rates; Person visiting job portal online — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Blueee77 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Sunshine State’s unemployment rate fell to 2.5 percent last month, the lowest rate since October 2006 and the second lowest in the state’s recorded history, officials announced on Friday. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis released a statement
Tech Job — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Indypendenz Tech workers continue to move far away from Silicon Valley as the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes labor markets, workplaces, and the industry, economy, and employers, analysts say. Net tech employment in both Florida and Texas grew twice as fast as it did in California last year.
Unemployed Floridians Face Scaled-Back Benefits — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Blueee77 TALLAHASSEE, Fl. — Floridians laid off in the upcoming new year will get seven fewer weeks of unemployment benefits because of the state’s improved jobless rate for 2021. On Tuesday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that a formula used to determine
Space Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: athlux Space Florida pushed forward with negotiations on Tuesday to bring 2,100 spacecraft manufacturing jobs to Brevard County over the next three years. The Space Florida Board of Directors approved a staff request to complete negotiations with a company that is expected to invest more than $300
Help Wanted sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Andriy Blokhin After months of participation in the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, Florida has officially announced it is withdrawing from the program effective June 26, 2021. Florida has been fortunate enough to rebound in a considerably quick fashion from the pandemic unemployment lows of
Rendering of new Jungle Island resort and hotel – Courtesy: EoA Group One of Florida’s largest eco-adventure attractions is about to go from 0-100 over the course of the next few years thanks to a slate of resort and attraction additions on the roughly 18.5-acre plot overlooking Biscayne Bay. Jungle Island, as it is known
Courtesy: Shutterstock-TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – JUNE 11, 2019: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Tallahassee FL – Image By Felix Mizioznikov The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) says it has begun the process of releasing $300 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payments extended and altered by the Continued Assistance Act, as part of the recent
Courtesy: Shutterstock- By Sundry Photography In a company release, Amazon announced that it is opening an additional 100,000 seasonal positions in preparation for the 2020 holiday season. The seasonal jobs will be available throughout several U.S. and Canada locations and will complement existing full and part-time positions. The news was coupled with the announcement that over
Florida’s unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 percent in May.