Employment Employment On The Rise In Leon County By Kaleigh Wright • May 29, 2018 MGN Online 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. Lawmaker Wants Job Protections For Workers Under Evacuation Orders By Kate Payne • Oct 3, 2017 Jonathan Kos-Read via flickr / https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathankosread/ 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. Valdosta Provides Jobs And Mentors To High School Students By Jocelyn Beever • Jul 6, 2017 Valdosta, A City Without Limits Facebook Page Valdosta is committing to give local youth up to two years of employment, job training, and mentoring through the statewide Great Promise Partnership Program.