Madison and Jefferson Rates Also Fall Slightly
By Lazaro Aleman
Special from ECB Publishing, Inc.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) reports that Florida’s unemployment rate dropped slightly in September, a situation reflected in Jefferson and Madison counties’ jobless figures.
Statistics released by the FDEO on Friday, Oct. 19, show Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7 percent in September, representing a 0.1 percentage point drop from the previous month’s rate. Read more