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March’s unemployment rate of 4.4 percent for Palm Beach County represents the first official measure of the initial employment impact of the COVID-19 crisis, but doesn’t reflect the current reality of anticipated record unemployment, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).more»
Business leaders across Palm Beach County are set to hold a virtual town hall Friday afternoon.more»
Gov. Ron DeSantis said efforts to get money to those seeking unemployment benefits are showing strong signs of progress. As the governor spoke, officials reported that the Palm Beach County unemployment rate rocketed up to 4.4% in March, entirely due to the onset of the economic shutdown.more»
As businesses across our region and the globe continue to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, in partnership with Palm Beach County, local chambers of commerce and municipalities, is launching www.BizHelpPBC.com to assist companies in their efforts to access assistance needed for full recovery.more»
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of Eagle Security Services Inc., a company in the infotech sector located in West Palm Beach with plans to grow services into Belle Glade. Eagle Security’s growth is a result of a new contract in the Glades Region and is in the process of hiring 10 local employees to support this. The company provides corporate security, including event protection, electronic surveillance, and consulting. Other services include manned guarding, CCTV surveillance, alarm response and key holding.more»