Construction projects across Tampa Bay and the state, such as Duke Energy Floridas natural gas plant in Citrus County, have pulled workers from all corners of Florida and outside the state to fill positions.
The Labor Department said unemployment was level from February at 4.6 percent, above the national rate of 4.1 percent. In Sarasota County, 183,251 of 189,683 were employed for an identical 3.4 percent unemployment rate. Leisure and hospitality added another 2,200 jobs. “Both trends are good”.
San Diego County’s rate was lower than that of most counties.
“A dynamic economy always will have some degree of churn”.
“The year-to-year comparison of unemployment rates shows how much progress has been made in creating new jobs in Tennessee”, Governor Haslam said. The employment data recalculations are factored here as well.
The report shows the state added 8,900 private sector jobs between February and March. “But, in March 2017, OH gained only 100 jobs in health care and social assistance”.
Napa County saw small gains in farm employment, leisure and hospitality and small losses in trade transportation and utilities, professional services and financial activities.
Ten of California’s eleven industry sectors added a total of 326,300 jobs over the year.
Only one industry sector posted job declines over the year, other services, down a total of 5,300 jobs. She said OH gained 44,900 jobs between December 2017 and March.
The leisure and hospitality industry contracted 0.7 percent compared to this time past year while retail employment is down 0.1 percent.
It’s a significant bounce back for the Gem State since the 2008 recession when unemployment surged as high as 9.6 percent.