Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Wal-Mart To Shutter 269 Stores, 154 Of Them In The USWal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.
Despite Job Gains, State Unemployment Rate Edged UpThe latest unemployment figures show Florida's jobless rate edged up slightly in March, despite a gain of 29,400 private sector jobs.
Florida Economy Recovering But Problems Remain
Fla. Unemployment Rate Declines To 6.2 PercentFlorida's economy showed continued signs of improvement as the state's unemployment rate dropped again last month.
Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Held-Up Jobless Claims Thousands of unemployed Floridians whose benefit checks have been held up by the state's troubled new system will soon get their payments.
State And Vendor Clash Over Jobless Claims System Florida officials and the company that built the state's new unemployment claims website are clashing over who's to blame for ongoing problems.
Troubled Website Prompts Fla. To Withhold Payment After weeks of downplaying problems with the state's new unemployment claims website, Florida officials announced that they are withholding a $3 million payment to the company that built it.
Florida Forgives $124.2 Million In Taxes And FinesFor the third year in a row, Florida is giving up on collecting more than $100 million in taxes, fees and fines owed the state.
Gov. Scott Taps State's Top Lawyer To Head Jobs Agency
US Census Says Tallahassee Is The Best Place In Florida To Look For Work
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.