The Washington Economics Group

Tony Villamil Quoted in Sun-Sentinel on Strong November Employment Numbers

Tony Villamil, WEG Founder and Principal, was interviewed by Marcia Heroux Ponds on Florida’s November Employment Report.  With unemployment levels at their lowest levels since the recession in Broward and Palm Beach County, Tony Villamil says the State of Florida is finishing the year strong. Florida’s unemployment rate fell from 6 percent in October to 5.8 percent in November, while Broward County’s unemployment rate fell from 5 percent to 4.8 percent and Palm Beach County fell from 5.6 percent to 5.2 percent, as stated in the Sun Sentinel on December 19. He also says that Florida has turned into a “really good labor market” and South Florida is outpacing the rest of the state and nation in job growth. Read full article here

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