May 2022 Employment Report

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Continues Trending Down

InBattle, Chile-Based Software Developer and Operator of Virtual Reality Will Open Its First VR Arena in Miami

InBattle, a Chile-based software developer and operator of virtual reality and free roaming gaming experience announced the official opening date of its state-of-the-art VR arena on July 7, 2022, in the heart of the arts district in Wynwood.

The Beacon Council Appoints Interim President and CEO, Announces Search Committee for New Leader

Unexpected passing of President and CEO Michael A. Finney prompts search

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces the Unexpected Passing of Michael A. Finney, President and CEO

It is with profound sadness that the Miami-Dade Beacon Council announces that Michael A. Finney, our President and CEO, passed away unexpectedly on April 3, 2022.

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Decrease, with February 2022 rate at 2.8%

This February’s unemployment report shows that the unemployment rate decreased to 2.8% compared to 6.6% in February 2021.

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Lower than the National Level

Miami-Dade County continues experiencing economic growth as local companies are growing and companies from other parts of the United States, as well as from abroad move their operations to Miami-Dade County.

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Reaches Pre-Pandemic Levels

This December’s unemployment report shows that the unemployment rate decreased to 1.4% compared to 7.9% in December of 2020.

Miami-Dade County Finishes Year with Encouraging Unemployment Figures

In November 2021, all 24 metro areas in Florida had over-the-year job gains. The areas with the largest gains were Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford (+91,500 jobs, +7.7 percent), Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater (+72,000 jobs, +5.3 percent), and Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (+70,100 jobs, +6.2 percent).

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