Florida’s construction unemployment rate improves in November

Florida was one of 37 states to see its November construction unemployment rate improve compared to the year-ago period, a new report from Associated Builders & Contractors Inc. shows.

In November, Florida’s construction unemployment rate was 5.7 percent, down 1.9 percent from a year ago. The state had the 20th-best unemployment rate for the construction industry in November, the report said.

On a month-over-month basis, construction unemployment was down almost 20 percent from October’s 7.1 percent.… …read more