Entries by Crystal Rodriguez

August 2020 Employment Report

Sponsored by: The numbers analyzed In August 2020, the not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County was 8 percent. The County had a reduction of 75,800 nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from August 2019 to August 2020 which was a 6.2 percentage point decrease. From July 2020 to August 2020, there was an […]

Miami-Dade County Among Nominees for U.S. Space Force Command Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tere Garcia tgarcia@beaconcouncil.com (305) 335-8894   Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s nomination endorsed by Governor Ron DeSantis and submitted to U.S. Air Force for consideration   (Miami, FL– July 9, 2020) – Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners and the Miami-Dade Beacon Council worked together to nominate […]

March Employment Report

Sponsored by: (Miami, Fl) April 20, 2020 – Every year, the March Employment Report detailing the unemployment rate is released in April. As of this analysis, the data does not yet reflect the full impact of the economic reality the world is presently facing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. April data, which we expect […]

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Launches Online Resources For Small Businesses

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Launches Online Resources For Small Businesses BizHelp.Miami, Provides Information on Federal Funding COVID-19 Resource Center Provides South Florida-Specific Vital Information (Miami, Fl- April 13, 2020)- The Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the County’s official public-private economic development partnership, is working closely with Miami-Dade County and other community partners to alleviate economic stress on the […]