Florida unemployment rate dips slightly in June

About 36,900 Florida jobs were created in June and the unemployment rate continues to drop, according to numbers released by the Governor's office today.
 
The statewide unemployment rate for June was 6.2 percent, down 0.1 percentage point since May 2014, The June 2014 rate also reflects a drop of 1.2 percentage points over June 2013.
 
Gov. Rick Scott said more jobs were created last month than in any month under his leadership.
 
"This news is great for Florida families, and Florida continues to have great success in our state's economic recovery," Scott said in a press release. "Let's keep working so that every person who wants a job can get one here in Florida."
 
The Governor's office is announcing his findings a press conference today in Bonita Springs. The conference is taking place at Shaw Development off Bernwood Drive.
 
Since Scott took office in December 2010, the unemployment rate has dropped from 11.1 percent to 6.2 percent. Also since that time, 620,700 private-sector jobs have been created throughout the state.
 
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