Tag: us department of labor

Ron DeSantis: Florida Unemployment Rate in January Continues at 3.5 Percent

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Monday that in January, Florida’s unemployment rate remained 3.5 percent. In January, Florida’s unemployment rate decreased by 2.5 percentage points over the year to 3.5 percent, the same as it...

Charlie Crist Announces Labor Department Funds to Help Homeless Veterans in Tampa Bay Region

More than $391,080 will be awarded to St. Petersburg-based Volunteers of America of Florida to continue their ongoing work to end veteran homelessness and $339,039 will be awarded to Boley Centers to support their veteran services across Pinellas County and Tampa Bay.

Rick Scott Showcases Labor Agenda in Letter to Marty Walsh

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla. sent a letter to U.S. Labor Sec. Marty Walsh outlining his priorities for the department to foster a collaborative and efficient regulatory environment, which protects and creates American jobs.

Labor Department Sending $2.4 Million to Help Florida Battle Fraud During the Pandemic

The funds are part of $49 million being sent to 28 states and territories through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs.