The Beacon Council Celebrates Best Job Performance In 36 Years Generating Close To $1 Billion Annually For Miami-Dade County

Highest number of job commitments and average salary among successful announcements at 2021 Annual Meeting.

Introducing Opportunity Miami, a new community-wide initiative to help build Greater Miami’s economic future

The Beacon Council’s Matt Haggman leads the effort, which will imagine the Miami we want in 2040.

Miami-Dade Beacon Council Announces 2021-2022 Officers, Board of Directors and Committee Leadership

Bank of America Senior Vice President George Bermudez assumes Chairmanship,
and Yolanda Cash Jackson, Shareholder at Becker, named Chair-Elect

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Decreases by 7% Compared to Last Year

As Miami-Dade County continues recovering from COVID-19, unemployment rates have decreased in the last few months. This September’s unemployment report shows that the unemployment rate decreased by 7% compared to September of 2020. The unemployment rate decreased by 1.1%, from 6.7% in August 2021 to 5.6% in September 2021.

Miami-Dade Continues Adding Thousands of Jobs

Miami-Dade Continues Adding Thousands of Jobs   Key Takeaways   The August 2021 unemployment rate improved compared to last year. This August’s unemployment report shows that the unemployment rate decreased by 2.4% compared to August of 2020. Nonagricultural payroll jobs increased by 68,000 from August 2020 to August 2021; a 6.2% increase. There was an […]

Miami-Dade County’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.5%

Key Takeaways The July 2021 unemployment rate improved compared to last month and last year. This July’s unemployment report shows that the not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased by 8.7% compared to July of 2020. The unemployment rate decreased by 0.6%, from 7.1% in June 2021 to 6.5% in July 2021. Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates, […]

Project Opioid Miami-Dade Pushes for Action on International Overdose Awareness Day, August 31st

Miami-Dade County Continues Adding Jobs as Economy Recovers From COVID

Key Takeaways The June 2021 unemployment rate improved compared to last year. The June 2021 unemployment rate decreased by 3% compared to last year. The unemployment rate increased slightly by 0.4% compared to last month. Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates, which take seasonal fluctuations into consideration, continue to show a downward trend in unemployment rates. Miami-Dade […]

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