(Miami, FL) – April 20, 2018 -- Miami-Dade County created 12,500 new non-agricultural payroll jobs last month, causing the unemployment rate to remain unchanged from last March at 5.0%. Compared to last month, there was a 0.4 percentage point increase from the unemployment rate at 4.6 percent (not seasonally adjusted). Significant job creation occurred in a majority of local industries, leading the way was a 9.4% increase in the manufacturing sector; 9.0% increase in construction and 6.7% increase in the transportation, warehousing and utilities sector. While unemployment dipped over the past month, there was significant job creation occurring throughout most of the target industries.
PHILADELPHIA--Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) today announced it will be closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the United States on the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared toward preventing discrimination in our stores. The training will be provided to nearly 175,000 partners (employees) across the country and will become part of the onboarding process for new partners.
Last year, when JN Money Services (JNMS) USA Southeast Region celebrated its 20th anniversary of operating in Florida, Regional Manager, Carmen Bartlett was happy to share one of the pivotal moments of her career with the audience at the Renaissance Plantation Hotel.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (together with NCL Bahamas Ltd.) and Miami-Dade County have reached an agreement to amend and restate a cruise terminal agreement incorporating the construction of a new Cruise Terminal B at PortMiami.