Unemployment Insurance

Labor report: As demand for workers increases, FL cuts unemployment benefits

BY: - July 16, 2021

Florida’s labor report Friday cites 69,300 new private-sector jobs in the economy over the past month and an increase of 907,000 jobs since the COVID-19 pandemic forced 1.3 million workers off their jobs in spring 2020 to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Still, 523,000 Florida workers were unemployed in June, comprising 5 percent of […]

Seven states (not Florida) approved for $300 federal unemployment supplement for the jobless

BY: - August 17, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has announced that seven states so far have been approved to receive federal Unemployment Insurance supplement funds of $300 weekly under a presidential executive order — but Florida is not one of them. It’s not clear whether Florida authorities intend to apply for the funds, which would draw […]