Florida Unemployment Claims Tick Up As Federal Assistance Programs Set To EndJobless claims in Florida inched up for the second consecutive week, as two federal unemployment-aid programs tied to the COVID-19 pandemic are coming to an end.
Florida New Jobless Claims Continue To FallFlorida continues to see new unemployment claims roll in at pre-pandemic levels.
Florida Readies 'Work Search' RequirementPeople in Florida’s unemployment system will have to show they looked for work on a weekly basis after Memorial Day, as the state pushes to get workers back on the job, particularly at restaurants.
Florida Jobless Claims UpWith 23,600 first-time unemployment claims filed last week, Florida posted its second highest weekly total since the start of February.
Florida Jobless Claims Continue To SlowFlorida continues to see its lowest totals of first-time unemployment claims since the start of the coronavirus pandemic more than a year ago.
Senators Move To Increase Unemployment BenefitsFlorida’s unemployment payments, among the lowest in the nation, would increase by up to $100 a week under a measure approved Monday by a Senate committee.
Florida Unemployment Rate Down To 4.7 PercentAs COVID-19 vaccination efforts expand across Florida, the state’s unemployment rate ticked down in February.
Florida Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Weekly Level Since Start Of PandemicNew unemployment claims continue to slow in Florida, with an estimated 13,892 coming in last week.
Florida Jobless Rate Falls To 4.8 PercentDespite the leisure and hospitality industry still struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, Florida’s unemployment rate continues to improve as vaccinations increase and people return to the workforce.
Deloitte Defends Work On Unemployment SystemOfficials from a company that played a key role in setting up Florida’s much-criticized online unemployment system defended the firm’s work Monday, as Democratic lawmakers argued it launched “something that wasn't ready” and was designed by the state to fail.
Jobless Claims Below 19,000 Last WeekFlorida drew an estimated 18,982 first-time unemployment claims last week.