Florida begins paying out extra $300 weekly, still working to extend federal unemployment programs

Courtesy: Shutterstock-TALLAHASSEE, FL, USA – JUNE 11, 2019: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Tallahassee FL – Image By Felix Mizioznikov The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) says it has begun the process of releasing $300 weekly Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payments extended and altered by the Continued Assistance Act, as part of the recent

Unemployed Floridians Have Been Approved to Receive an Extra $300 Payment

Image by benscripps from Pixabay  Floridians eligible for the additional $300 weekly benefits under the federal “lost wages” program should expect their money to arrive this week, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday. The state has been authorized for three weeks of benefits, but more weeks could become available, according to the Department of Economic Opportunity