Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: Unemployment

Individuals with disabilities struggle to be employed

Pedro Acevedo Jr., 35, has autism and has difficulty speaking. He earned his associate’s degree in computer science at Miami Dade College as well...

Restaurants desperately searching for workers

At the height of the pandemic last year,  Angela Albanin, owner of Maria’s Greek Restaurant in Coral Gables, was afraid she would have to...

Biden aims for bipartisan push for infrastructure (includes video story)

President Joe Biden’s latest proposal on his legislative agenda is his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. The plan is in response to the nation’s need for...

How bands Big City Dogs, Crazy Fingers and Spam Allstars cope...

Rick Smith was celebrating the tenth anniversary of his band, the Big City Dogs, when COVID-19 was declared a pandemic last March. He is...

The South Florida economy is struggling, but many still worry about...

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted South Florida. Business owners, students and many others have been hit by restaurant and other closings. Now they...

Coronavirus Update: Palm Beach County asks to reopen, unemployment rate higher...

Today is Friday, May 8 and the unemployment rate in the United States has reached 14.7 percent,  the highest number since the Great Depression,...

Coronavirus update: Parks may open soon, Broward state of emergency extended

As of April 21, the United States represents 33.5% of the COVID-19 infected population. Connecticut cases spiked 2,000 overnight and the Los Angeles unified...

Coronavirus update: Weston Mayor tests positive, DeSantis urges social distancing and...

It is Tuesday, April 7 and the United States has recorded 10,986 deaths. California will lock down more than 4,600 beds to prepare for...

No graduation, no job: College seniors face uncertain future

After dealing with the disappointment of being unable to have a traditional ceremony, spring 2020 graduates face an even more sobering reality: applying for...

Young hospitality workers fret, but experts say industry may be in...

Emely Joaquin, who was furloughed last week, misses her job as a phone operator at the St. Regis Bal Harbour, owned by Marriott International. The...