As Economy Slowly Reopens, Those In Need Remains High In South FloridaAs the economy slowly begins to reopen, those in need remain high as new unemployment numbers are released Thursday.
7 Jobs Reporting The Most Gains As People Return To WorkUnemployment officially fell to 13.3% in May as employers added 2.5 million jobs, the best month for job growth since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking the data in 1939.
Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops, But Full Recovery Not ImminentThe unemployment rate took a surprising drop, but while hope exists the road to recovery remains uncertain.
Gov. Ron Desantis: Incomplete Paperwork To Blame For Unsettled Unemployment ClaimsGov. Ron DeSantis says incomplete applications are to blame for unsettled unemployment claims.
'There's Only One Bill To Prioritize -- Everything Else Is Negotiable': CBS Analyst Explains How To Navigate Outstanding Balances On Limited FundsJill Schlesinger, certified financial planner and CBS News business analyst, looks at how to devise a game plan for paying bills when money is tight.
New Jobless Claims Top 220,000 In FloridaFlorida had nearly 222,000 first-time unemployment claims filed last week, the first week of the state’s slow economic reopening under Gov. Ron DeSantis, according to numbers posted Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Facing South Florida: Florida UnemploymentJim DeFede and his guests discuss the unemployment crisis in South Florida through the eyes of a Florida state senator and a union official who represents hotel and hospitality workers here.
DeSantis Defends Efforts To Fix Unemployment ProblemsGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday defended his administration’s efforts to get the state’s much-maligned unemployment system to handle the unprecedented surge in applications caused by the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Impact: Florida Tops List Of States Most Affected By Unemployment Due To COVID-19Florida ranks at the top of the list of states which saw the biggest increases in unemployment due to COVID-19, according to personal finance website, Wallethub.com.
Job Loss For Many In South Florida Means No Money To Send Back To Family In Other CountriesErnst Virgil moved to South Florida from Haiti eight years ago to live the American dream. He and his wife even bought a house in Sunrise a little less than two years ago. Like many, the last several weeks have not been that dream.
Coronavirus Impact: Legal Expert Discusses Florida's Response To Unemployment ClaimsAs expected, the most unemployment claims during the COVID-19 crisis are in Miami-Dade, followed by Broward.
Coronavirus Q&A: Director Of Economic Advocacy And Community Health Project Shares Unemployment AdviceWith unemployment questions on the minds of so many South Floridians during the COVID-19 pandemic, CBS4’s Karli Barnett spoke with lawyer Laurie Yadoff, who shared some advice for those out of work.
Florida's Unemployment Website Offline For Weekend In Effort To Reduce Massive Backlog Of ClaimsOnly a small fraction of the hundreds of thousands of Floridians who filed unemployment claims in the last month have received a payment and to make matters worse, the state’s unemployment website is now offline.
‘We Feel It’s Rigged’: Caravan Of Workers Demand More Action On Unemployment ClaimsHousekeepers, servers and cooks left signs at the Hialeah office of the Florida house speaker, calling for their unemployment claims to be processed and see an increase in the weekly cap.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Gov. Ron DeSantis Trying To Fix Unemployment Benefits BacklogFlorida’s March unemployment jumped to 4.3 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the state leading to a strong demand for unemployment benefit applications but the state is still having issues with the website.