Office of Workforce Development
The Office of Workforce Development provides One-Stop Program Support services such as workforce program information, guidance and technical assistance to Florida's Regional Workforce Boards. The Department of Economic Opportunity acts as the administrative entity of Workforce Florida, Inc. (WFI). The Office of Workforce Development is responsible for managing WFI's performance-based ontract, which includes specific deliverables and performance requirements in the statewide administration and coordination of workforce services.
Office of Reemployment Assistance
Unemployment insurance provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own.
Reemployment Assistance Modernization Project
Labor Market Statistics Center
The Florida Labor Market Statistics Center produces, analyzes, and distributes labor market statistics to improve economic decision making. Labor market data includes:
- labor force
- total employment
- employment by industry and occupation
- unemployment rates
- mass layoffs
- projections of employment by industry and occupation
- wages by industry and occupation
Data are available either statewide or by county, metro area, or workforce region, and are updated monthly, quarterly or on an annual basis. Labor statistics are produced through the use of employer surveys, economic modeling, and administrative records from the Unemployment Compensation program. These data are produced through cooperative statistical programs with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. This office also serves as the Census Data Center for Florida.