JAX job growth shows ‘Optimistic Picture’

Jacksonville’s unemployment rate fell in February, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity said Friday in an update that showed a better labor market than the agency had just reported the previous week.

The unemployment rate in the Jacksonville metropolitan area –– comprising Duval, Baker, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties –– fell from 5.2 percent in January to 4.5 percent in February, the state agency said. Read the full article here


Posted on March 30, 2017, in Jobs/JAX Economy and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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