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Published Friday, October 20, 2017

Reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity show Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for September 2017 dropped to the lowest level in a decade. The county’s 3.6 percent rate also dropped 1.6 percentage points below the year ago rate of 5.2 percent and the 4.4 percent rate for August.

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Published Friday, September 29, 2017

 Read Florida Trend's article featuring Palm Beach County.  

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Published Friday, September 15, 2017

As Florida and Palm Beach County continue recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma, CareerSource Palm Beach County announced a bit of good news today -- the county’s 4.4 percent unemployment rate for August 2017 dropped below the year-ago rate of 5.3 percent.

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Published Thursday, September 14, 2017

The BDB team has residents and businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma in our thoughts and prayers.  We want to make every effort to get our businesses back up and running by providing the following information:

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Published Monday, September 11, 2017

Pat Geraghty, CEO of Florida Blue, the leading health insurer in Florida, today announced that the company will donate $1 million to support relief and recovery efforts across the state in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

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Published Friday, September 1, 2017

Palm Beach Atlantic University projects an impact of $396,255,275 on Palm Beach County’s economy this academic year, according to the University’s Office of Institutional Assessment, Accreditation and Research. This is a $1.2 million increase over a year ago.

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Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, and the City of West Palm Beach, is pleased to announce that Belcan, a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services, will expand operations in Palm Beach County, creating 200 new jobs.

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Published Friday, August 18, 2017

CareerSource Palm Beach County announced today that the county’s 4.5 percent unemployment rate for July 2017 dropped below the year-ago rate of 5.3 percent.

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