October 6, 2022
Florida Business News

Florida consumer sentiment remains at Great Recession levels

Floridians’ opinions about current economic conditions were gloomy. Views of personal financial situations now compared with a year ago decreased slightly. However, these views were divided across sociodemographic groups.

Airbnb refund policy specifically excludes hurricanes in Florida

Airbnb guests and hosts who canceled bookings last week due to Hurricane Ian may have been surprised to learn that the historic storm was not covered by the app's weather-related refund policy.

How the documentary 'Because of Sam' changed workplace inclusiveness

Sam Piazza is an employer’s dream. He works hard. He’s friendly. And he’s improved the environment at the restaurant where he works. Now, a documentary about his life has inspired a new training program for Florida workplaces.

DeSantis-Crist governor’s debate postponed because of Ian

The gubernatorial debate between Gov. Ron DeSantis and former U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist has been postponed due to Hurricane Ian, with no makeup date yet scheduled.

Feds target Florida immigration lawsuit

Saying Florida “cannot identify any direct injury caused by the challenged practices,” the Biden administration urged a federal judge to reject a lawsuit filed by the state over the release of undocumented immigrants.

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