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Lousy Numbers: Just 69,000 New Jobs in May; Unemployment Back Up to 8.2%

| June 1, 2012

Bad unemployment numbers all around for the American economy in May, hinting at recession: the unemployment rate crept back up to 8.2 percent, from 8.1 percent in April. Just 69,000 jobs were created, the lowest number in a year.

Flagler’s Unemployment Falls to 13.9%, But Labor Force Is Down 3.6% Over the Past Year

| January 20, 2012

Flagler’s rate is the lowest in three years, suggesting sustained, if slow, improvement, but the workforce has shrunk by 1,200, raising concerns that the county is losing population or attraction as a place to work.

Workers’ Black Fridays: Florida Second in Mass Layoffs in October; Chill Winds Ahead

| November 25, 2011

While mass media’s attention has deflected attention to the annual post-Thanksgiving shopping craze known as black Friday, indicators point to conflicting and worrisome trends ahead for Florida’s and America’s pocketbooks.


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