The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee helped bring hundreds of healthcare professionals together for an important day of discussion, while honoring some of South Florida’s healthcare heroes, during Sunshine Health’s Perspectives on Florida’s Healthcare presented by Broward Health.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 2.8% last month (September 2019). This rate is 0.3% lower than our region's year ago rate.
The Labor Department announced Friday that the United States' unemployment rate hit a 50-year low in September, dropping by 0.2% to 3.5% and matching a level last seen in December 1969.
The Sheriff was invited to give an update on the changes his department has implemented, since losing its accreditation in the wake of the mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Broward County's jobless rate was 3.3% last month (August 2019). This rate is 0.4% lower than our region's year ago rate.
Due to our Chamber's upcoming Washington Summit, this month's Board of Directors meeting was held a week earlier than usual and it did not lack in substance. The head of Broward County Public Schools provided an update on changes being seen across the district and the Board voted against the City of Fort Lauderdale's Downtown Master Plan.
In 2016, the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Board and the City of Fort Lauderdale FTZ 241 granted the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) approval to establish a 16-site marine industry subzone. This created the first ever recreational marine FTZ in the United States!