Florida Jobless Claims Plummet As Travel Concerns RemainFlorida has posted its lowest weekly total of first-time unemployment claims since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, despite mounting issues confronting the travel industry.
Florida First Time Jobless Claims Continue To ClimbFirst-time unemployment claims continue to increase in Florida, with more than 71,000 new applications coming in last week.
Florida Adds 24,000 Jobless Claims As President Trump Reviews Relief BillFlorida’s unemployment agency awaits a decision by President Donald Trump about the latest federal-stimulus package, which could provide $300 a week in assistance after Christmas to jobless residents.
Florida First Time Unemployment Claims Continue To FallFirst-time jobless claims continued to slow last week in Florida, while efforts are underway to bulk up the state’s unemployment agency and key parts of the economy still struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Unemployment Payments Top $18 BillionFlorida has topped $18 billion paid out in its unemployment system since the COVID-19 pandemic began causing major economic damage in March.
Florida Unemployment Rate At 7.6 Percent As Struggles ContinueFlorida’s unemployment rate ticked up in September as the state’s hospitality and tourism industries continue to face long-term struggles amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Processed Jobless Claims Top 4 MillionThe state has topped 4 million unemployment claims processed since mid-March, when the COVID-19 pandemic slammed Florida’s economy.
First Time Unemployment Claims Drop In FloridaFirst-time unemployment claims in Florida dropped nearly 25 percent last week, as bars and craft breweries served drinks again and Gov. Ron DeSantis moved forward with the third phase of his coronavirus economic-recovery efforts.
Judge Dismisses Potential Class-Action Lawsuit Stemming From Florida’s Unemployment-Compensation SystemIn at least an initial win for the state and Deloitte Consulting, a Leon County circuit judge has dismissed a potential class-action lawsuit stemming from major problems with Florida’s unemployment-compensation system amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Jobless Claims Down, But Economic ‘Fog’ ContinuesFirst-time unemployment claims were down slightly in Florida last week, as more businesses announce layoffs and extensions of worker furloughs amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jobless Claims Down In Florida As Layoffs LoomFlorida continues to see declines in first-time unemployment claims, even as the state braces for permanent layoffs over the next few months of workers --- many in tourism and hospitality jobs.
Florida To Tap Federal Unemployment MoneyFlorida plans to take part in a program that President Donald Trump announced this month to boost unemployment benefits for people who have lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday.
Florida's Jobless Rate Dips To 10.4 PercentFlorida’s unemployment rate dropped to 10.4 percent in June, as the state started the second phase of its economic-recovery effort amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Florida Unemployment Rate Jumps To 14.5 PercentFlorida’s tourism-reliant economy saw its unemployment rate go up to 14.5 percent in May, even while businesses started reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Deloitte Distances Itself From Florida's Overwhelmed CONNECT Jobless SystemAfter facing weeks of criticism because of Florida’s troubled unemployment system, Deloitte Consulting LLP said in a newly filed court document that it has had “no connection” to the online system in more than five years.