Employment

Tom Flanigan

Leon County’s job creators were meeting with the area’s employee providers on Aug. 23rd. The fact the region is near full employment is making it ever harder to find qualified workers.

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In the last year, employment in Leon County has risen 2%, while the average weekly wage has increased by 4%. Leon County has seen significant fiscal improvements over the last twelve years.

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One Florida lawmaker believes workers who evacuate because of an emergency don’t deserve to lose their jobs. A new bill would give the state’s employees more protections.

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Valdosta is committing to give local youth up to two years of employment, job training, and mentoring through the statewide Great Promise Partnership Program.