News & Announcements

Unemployment Rate for Gulf Coast Region Remains Lower than State and Nation

May 27, 2021

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Gulf Coast region (Bay, Franklin, and Gulf counties) was 4.4 percent in April 2021. This rate is 8.9 percentage points lower than the region's year-ago rate of 13.3 percent. The region's April unemployment rate was 0.7 percentage points lower than the state rate of 5.1 percent. The labor force was 97,140, up 9,486 (+10.8) over the year. There were 4,277 unemployed residents in the region.

CareerSource Gulf Coast to Return to Full-Scale Operations

Apr 15, 2021

On Monday, April 19, all CareerSource Gulf Coast offices will return to full-scale operations, meaning customers will no longer need an appointment to visit CareerSource Gulf Coast locations.

Unemployment Rate for Gulf Coast Region Decreases in February

Mar 31, 2021

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Gulf Coast region (Bay, Franklin, and Gulf counties) was 3.7 percent in February 2021.