Citrus County unemployment rate at 4.7 percent for April
The U.S. economy added 209,000 net new jobs in July, beating expectations for 183,000 jobs. The unemployment rate ticked down slightly to 4.3% from 4.4%, while the labor force participation rate edged up to 62.9% from 62.8% during the month. Average hourly earnings meanwhile increased by 9 cents. The jobs numbers come on the heels […]
County’s August unemployment rate improved 0.5 percent over July’s numbers
A federal judge has ruled in favor of the EEOC, who alleged KB staffing discriminated against job-seekers through improper health questionnaires.
Among the nation’s 200 largest metro areas, Ocala/Marion County ranks fifth in expected fastest rate of employment growth through 2015