October 23, 2010 2 Comments
For the Miami Herald to state in its headline that employment information is “mixed” is bordering on the ridiculous.
The unemployment situation in South Florida is terrible, about the same for many weeks and showing no signs of improving. Let’s see what they say below the headline.
The federal government does make a seasonal calculation for Miami-Dade, one of the country’s largest local economies, and the report wasn’t encouraging. The federal numbers released Friday showed unemployment inching up in Miami-Dade, with the jobless rate climbing from 12.7 percent in August to 12.8 percent in September.