Fla. unemployment rate lowest since 2008

Florida, Miami-Dade and Broward jobless rates are all down

By Steve Owen - Assistant News Director
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MIAMI - More people in Florida are getting back to work.

The state unemployment rate keeps dropping.

The state jobless rate for November was 6.4 percent, according to the Labor Dept. That is the lowest rate for Florida since July 2008. The jobless rate for Florida last November was 8 percent.

The unemployment rate for Broward County was 5.2 percent. That is down from 7.9 percent in Nov. 2012.

The jobless rate in Miami-Dade county was 7 percent. That is down from 8.3 percent last Novermber.

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