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The State of Working Florida 2020


The 17th edition of the State of Working Florida focuses on the state’s experience with the COVID-19 pandemic. In March 2020, the pandemic upended 10 years of sustained employment growth following the Great Recession of 2009. The shock of a global pandemic led to mass layoffs and business closures as fear of infection disrupted commerce and travel across the world. This report provides an in-depth analysis of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Florida’s labor market.

Center for Labor Research and Studies

RISEP is housed at FIU's Labor Center. Our ongoing partnership with CLRS has provided RISEP the opportunity to develop a successful and fruitful student internship program where many of our interns come out of the Labor and Conflict Resolution classes CLRS offers. For more information on the different academic programs and opportunities for both the undergraduate and graduate level visit here

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Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Labor Center, Room 304
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Tel: 305-348-2371
Fax: 305-348-2241


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