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Gov. Scott: Florida Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop, Lowest Since January 2007
Friday, November 16, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — On November 16, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses have created more than 1.64 million jobs since December 2010, including 21,200 private-sector jobs in October. Over the past year, 241,500 new private-sector jobs were created in Florida. Florida’s annual job growth rate has outpaced the nation for 78 of
 
Broward County adds 18,800 jobs year over year
Friday, November 16, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL) - Broward County’s job report indicated a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in October 2018. This rate was 0.8 percentage point lower than the region's year ago rate of 3.6 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 18,800 jobs (+2.2 percent) over the year, with an employment of 857,900 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
Nan Rich Elected Chair of Broward Homeless Continuum of Care Board
Monday, October 29, 2018
BROWARD COUNTY, FL – Broward Commissioner Nan Rich has been elected to serve as the new Chair of the Broward Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Board. The twenty-one-member Board works to end homelessness through a “housing first/rapid re-housing” approach. The goal is to provide housing and related public assistance to people in Broward
 
Broward County adds 35,100 jobs year over year
Monday, October 22, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL - Broward County’s job report indicated a 2.8 percent unemployment rate in September 2018. This rate was 0.9 percentage point lower than the region's year ago rate of 3.7 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 35,100 jobs (+4.3 percent) over the year, with an employment of 852,400 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
JPMorgan Chase invests $240,000 in Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Foundation to Improve Workforce Initiatives in Broward Countyís Most Distressed Areas
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Fort Lauderdale, FL – JPMorgan Chase & Co announced today that it is investing $240,000 in the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Foundation to improve employment opportunities in six Broward County zip codes that have the highest rates of unemployment and poverty. The two-year investment will help hire a program officer to create an inventory of
 
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Annual Dinner features Magic Leapís Carlos Penzini, Jobs Announcements, Announcement by JPMorgan Chase & Co., Leadership and Education Partnership Awards, and Installation of Nelson Fernandez as new Chair of the Board
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance, Broward County’s official public/private partnership for economic development, reported at its 2018 annual meeting on Thursday, October 18 that it assisted businesses in creating 872 new high-value jobs, retaining 1,624 jobs and securing more than $43 million in new capital investment during its 2017-18 fiscal
 
SR Technologies to Create 40 Jobs at New Headquarters in Broward County
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Broward County, Fla. – SR Technologies, Inc. a division of SRT Group, announced today that it has selected Sunrise for its new headquarters. SRT will create 40 jobs and retain 161 positions. The company will also invest approximately $1 million in the local community. Rick Lund, Chairman and Founder of SRT said, “Our company has been
 
Broward County adds 10,600 jobs year over year
Thursday, September 27, 2018
(Fort Lauderdale, FL – Broward County’s job report indicated a 3.5 percent unemployment rate in August 2018. This rate was 0.5 percentage point lower than the region’s year-ago rate of 4.0 percent. Nonagricultural employment increased by 10,600 jobs (+1.3 percent) over the year, with an employment of 845,700 in the Ft. Lauderdale-Pompano
 
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