Are You Eligible? You Could Receive An Extra $300 In 'Lost Wages' BenefitEarlier this week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced anyone who is eligible will automatically receive their three weeks of benefits, at $300 each.
Florida To Begin Paying Extra $300 "Lost Wages" Benefit To Unemployed FloridiansEligible unemployed Floridians are about to get a little relief under the Federal Lost Wages Assistance Program.  Earlier this week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced anyone who is eligible will automatically receive their three weeks of benefits, at $300 each.
Federal Jobless Benefits Approved For FloridaFlorida’s request to tap into federal money to provide additional unemployment benefits has been approved, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said over the weekend.
Jobless Americans Surviving On Less Than $200 A Week In Some StatesMillions of laid-off Americans are now trying to pay for housing, put food on the table and pay other expenses only on state unemployment benefits -- a weekly cut of at least half in every state.
Coronavirus Impact: Florida Unemployment Jumps 180K As System Still OverwhelmedMore than 180,000 Floridians filed claims with the state's overwhelmed and struggling unemployment system last week.
Filing For Unemployment Benefits? Here's What You Need To KnowUnemployment benefits are becoming a financial lifeline for millions of Americans after their employers shut their doors to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Fla. To Pay Thousands Of Held-up Jobless Claims Thousands of unemployed South Floridians will finally be getting their benefits checks after the state's troubled new system had held them up.
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.
Emergency Jobless Benefits Expire As Policymakers Debate Costs Tens of thousands of Floridians are bracing to lose their long term unemployment benefits Saturday.
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.