Top 10 Reasons to do Business in Florida
8. Business-Friendly Government
Florida has a pro-business, pro-technology agenda for policy-making and business climate improvement. Thanks to the interactive website www.MyFlorida.com, many business-oriented functions of state and local government are easily accessible online.
Tort reform has long been a priority for Florida's business-friendly leaders. Recent actions include the elimination of joint and several liability, rate reductions in workers' compensation insurance and class-action suit reform.
Many business sector associations, including Florida Aviation Aerospace Alliance, BioFlorida, Florida Defense Alliance, IT Florida and Space Florida, work tirelessly to ensure that Florida's legislators remain up-to-date on issues impacting global competitiveness.
Florida remains one of only 10 states with a right-to-work provision in its state constitution. Florida also has one of the lowest unionization rates in the country (6.4%) and the third lowest unionization rate in manufacturing (2.6%)