The Division of Workforce Services partners with CareerSource Florida and the state’s 24 Regional Workforce Boards to strengthen Florida’s business climate by supporting employers and helping Floridians gain employment, remain employed, and advance in their careers.

Chapters 20, 443 and 445, Florida Statutes

Services include:

  • Workforce program development and guidance, oversight, federal performance and financial reporting, and technical assistance
  • Labor market information
  • Reemployment assistance services

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 CareerSource Florida. The Office of Workforce Development is responsible for managing CareerSource Florida'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
    • 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.

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