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Looking for a job? A look at the job market in Central Florida

Florida has gained more than 460,000 jobs over the past year, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. As we’re more than halfway through 2022, WMFE’s Talia Blake spoke with Tim Giuliani, CEO of the Orlando Economic Partnership, about the state of the job market now in Central Florida and what you can do if youre looking for a career change. The Central Florida Job Market Across the state, the unemployment rate was 3% in Florida in May 2022. In Central Florida, Giuliani says the rate is just below that at 2.6%. “In reference to where where we were, we were at a workforce around 1.3, almost 1.4 million people,” said Giuliani. “We are just about back to ...
Published in Central Florida News, Economy

Perspectives on abortion: Stephanie Loraine Pineiro’s personal story

Even with the U.S. Supreme Courts decision overturning Roe v Wade on Friday, the country remains divided over whether the right to an abortion should be left to individual states. But the reasons behind the decision to have an abortion are deeply personal and often full of nuance. This week, WMFE is bringing you the stories of two women whose experiences with abortion influenced their lives and perspectives in very different ways. Today, we hear from Stephanie Loraine Pineiro of Florida Access Network.
Published in Central Florida News