Florida Governors Rick Scott’s Job Report is in

Orlando leading state with 42,700 new jobs

 Sounds great.

Until

one

reads between the lines.

Same old bait and switch

sleight of hand

that

Floridians

have come accustomed too.

The industries with the largest job gains

over the year

in the Orlando area were

leisure

and

hospitality

with

12,000 new jobs.

trade, transportation and utilities

with

8,200 new jobs

and

professional and business services

with

7,100 new jobs.

Florida Governors leisure and hospitality,

although needed at times,

are low paying, part-time, no benefit jobs.

Employment (in thousands)

Trade, transportation and utilities

Employment, all employees (seasonally adjusted)

Employment, production and nonsupervisory employees (seasonally adjusted)

About the Leisure and Hospitality supersector

Workforce Statistics

Earnings and Hours

Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses

Workplace Trends

 Now, how about some real jobs for the state?

Florida contractors want to hire

but have found a tight labor market

Apr 23, 2017

88 percent of construction firms in the state plan to increase hiring over the next six months.

However,

about 84 percent of contractors

anticipate experiencing more difficulty finding appropriately skilled labor.

Why you might ask

being that

so many people

are

unemployed?

Professional workers and labors

are not going to work with Governor Scotts

(Low pay, no benefits, no retirement jobs)

and

have left the state for greener pastures!

A recent survey of contractors in Florida produced mixed numbers for the construction industry as employers both expected to hire more workers.

However they believe they will experience difficulty in finding the right people.

Associated Builders and Contractors Inc.

surveyed its members in Florida where they found that 88 percent of construction firms in the state plan to increase hiring over the next six months.

However, about 84 percent of contractors anticipate experiencing more difficulty finding appropriately.

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