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U.S. labor secretary in FL to tout Trump economy, though thousands...

U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia touted the U.S. economy in Florida on Thursday, although thousands of people remain unemployed and awaiting benefits and some...

Gig worker’s tale: Economy craters, pet groomer hopes to land on...

This story was published by the Georgia Recorder, a sister media outlet to the Florida Phoenix. Monday was JD Harrison’s birthday, but he didn’t have...

Workers describe being denied state jobless assistance without even an explanation

Florida’s broken unemployment system was difficult to navigate already but, even when applicants get through it, many are being denied their benefits without explanation,...

COVID-19 highlights a particular vulnerability for Florida: Its regressive tax system

One of the lures that attracted tens of millions of newcomers to Florida since World War II — other than the beaches, warm weather,...

Unemployment claims soar in Florida as COVID-19 outbreak shuts down the...

The COVID-19 crisis has tripled the number of Florida workers filing new claims for unemployment in the last week, according to a new report...

FL lawmakers call on Gov. DeSantis to block evictions as rent...

With monthly rent due on the 1st, Florida renters facing job layoffs and uncertainty about unemployment benefits don’t know if they are safe from...

Florida has 10 million-plus workers: Here’s a snapshot of who they...

Florida’s workforce is becoming increasingly diverse, older and better educated, according to a new Labor Day-related report from Florida International University. With more than 10...

Business boosters say there’s a 34 % chance of recession in...

The chances of a recession in Florida have increased to more than 34 percent, notwithstanding declines in the state’s unemployment rate and other positive...

Florida’s economy is booming, but not for everybody. How will that...

On the campaign trail, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott, and their GOP allies paint a rosy picture of the state’s...

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