Senate Moves Forward On Unemployment Insurance ExtensionSenate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
State Hiring Workers To Process Jobless Benefits Back UpThe state Department of Economic Opportunity is hiring 330 workers to help process unemployment assistance applications due to troubles with a new $62.8 million online system.
State To Fine Company Over Jobless Benefits Computer GlitchesThe state has started to impose daily fines and is withholding a $3 million payment to penalize a company that has helped overhaul the technically troubled unemployment-benefits computer system.
State's Unemployment Claims Site To Go "Dark" For A Week If you rely on unemployment to get by, take note, your next check may be a little late.
Unemployment Drops In Fla., Rises 1.1% In Miami-DadeFor Florida's workers, the year 2012 ended on a high note, according to the state's unemployment report released Friday. Florida's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.0 percent in December.
Unemployment Claims Go DigitalFlorida’s jobless are going to have to jump through a few new hoops if they’re planning on applying for unemployment benefits.
Changes Coming To Qualify For State Jobless Benefits Florida’s jobless are going to have to jump through a few new hoops if they’re planning on applying for unemployment benefits.
Extended Unemployment Benefits EndingFlorida workers laid off after this week will be out of luck if they were hoping for long-term unemployment benefits from the federal government. Instead, after 23 weeks, workers will receive no aid and all long-term aid ends on January 1, 2012.
South Florida Jobless To Lose Benefits SoonerOut of work Floridians will now receive fewer weeks of unemployment benefits.
Fla. House Approves Cutting Jobless BenefitsThe Florida House has passed a bill which will reduce the time an unemployed worker would receive state benefits from 26 weeks to 20 weeks.