Weekly Jobless Claims Top 23,000More than 23,000 Floridians filed first-time unemployment claims last week, as the pandemic-plagued year neared an end.
Questions Remain About Added Jobless Benefits For FloridiansQuestions remained about when extended unemployment benefits from a newly signed federal stimulus package will be available for Floridians out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
Revised Lawsuit Filed Over Unemployment ProblemsPlaintiffs’ attorneys have filed a revised class-action lawsuit against the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and Deloitte Consulting LLP, seeking damages because of major problems with the state’s unemployment-compensation system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Judge Gives More Time In Unemployment CaseRejecting arguments by the state and Deloitte Consulting LLP, a circuit judge has given more time to plaintiffs to file a revised class-action lawsuit stemming from problems in Florida’s unemployment-compensation system.
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?Spending from the first round of stimulus propped up the economy. But that money is gone, and a more stimulus is unlikely in the coming weeks.
Stimulus Check Latest: Timeline For When Americans Could Receive Next PaymentMore stimulus checks would help suffering Americans and prop up the sagging U.S. economy, but Democrats and Republicans haven't yet agreed on a deal.
Stimulus Check Latest: Revised HEROES Act, Passed By House, Includes $1200 Payment; $600 Additional UnemploymentThe revised HEROES Act, passed by Democrats in the House, would still include stimulus payments and enhanced unemployment benefits.
Stimulus Check Update: What's The Latest On A Second Payment Package?Stimulus discussions are back on the table in Washington, but time is growing short to deliver a second round of stimulus payments before the election.
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.
Stimulus Check Update: Will Americans See More Financial Aid Before The Election?Time is running out on a stimulus package passing before the election, even as the need for another stimulus check and additional unemployment payments remains strong.
Trump's Additional $300 Unemployment Benefits Could Now Last Up To Six WeeksUnemployed individuals who qualify for an additional $300 under Trump's Lost Wages Assistance program may receive up to six weeks worth of benefits.
Facing South Florida: Unemployment In FloridaEliott Rodriguez had an extended conversation with State Sen. Jason Pizzo about the state’s unemployment system and the problems it has been experiencing since the pandemic took hold.
Coronavirus Pandemic Could Shift Job Market To More Contract, Temp WorkBefore the coronavirus pandemic hit, Florida's unemployment rate hovered around three percent.