Although hiring has been increasing in South Florida, the areabs unemployment rate has remained shaky, according to The Miami Herald. In Miami-Dade County, unemployment rose from 12.9 percent to 13.1 percent. Fortunately, in Broward County, the unemployment rate actually fell from 9.3 percent to 8.9 percent.

Together, Miami and Broward gained close to 16,000 jobs last month, and more than 9,000 of them were added in the professional sector. Coming in close behind, hospitality in the area added 8,000 new jobs.

Miami-Dadebs additional jobs totaled 10,000 in April, down from 11,900 in March. Browardbs numbers looked more optimistic, gaining 5,700 new jobs in April, up from 3,400 in March. Despite the job increases in Miami, the countybs jobless rate still grew since more people were looking for work.

You can read more about South Florida unemployment in The Miami Herald.

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