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Fla Ranks 3rd in Nation in Layoffs this Year

Although the unemployment rate has dropped in our area, companies have still been forced to lay-off employees. 

According to the South Florida Business Journal, companies in Florida reported nearly 12,767 layoffs so far this year.  65 percent of those layoffs happened in May. 

Since the beginning of the year, Florida has the third most layoffs in the nation.  California had the most and New York came in second.

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