FLORIDA MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES TO $8.10. Effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage for Florida workers rose to $8.10. Tipped workers will earn an hourly rate of at least $5.08. Florida's minimum wage continues to exceed the federal minimum wage of $7.25.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2016 ROBOTICS COMPETITION. The Ninth Annual Robotics Competition, Load Logistics, sponsored by CareerSource Chipola and Opportunity Florida was held on March 22, 2016 at the old Marianna High School Gym. Eighteen teams of students from our five county region competed against each other using student designed and built robots.
Team Flappie of Altha took home first place for the robotics, log book, and high score portions of the contest. Team Autobot of Cottondale High received the Sportsmanship Award, and Chemical Kidz of Chipley High School were awarded the Most Unique Design. For a full list of this years winners, click here.
GOVERNOR SCOTT PRESENTS BUSINESS AMBASSADOR AWARD TO WESTPOINT HOME. CareerSource Chipola would like to congratulate one of our own employers, WestPoint Home, for receiving this honor! To read the full story and hear WestPoint Home's Vice President of Business Development Terry Ellis's thoughts, click here.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA ASSISTS CHIPOLA COLLEGE AND FPTC IN OBTAINING UPDATED EQUIPMENT. Nursing and welding students at Chipola College will now be honing their skills and developing their trade on brand new, state of the art equipment, thanks to a strong partnership with CareerSource Chipola. Read more about how these schools are using the new resources to to increase the quality and quantity of training available in our area.