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

Florida Government Pressured to Make Filing for Unemployment Claims Easier

Long lines for food distribution, unemployment forms show how fear and desperation are growing in South Florida. Photo: www.clickorlando.com Governor Ron DeSantis and other Florida government officials are feeling the heat as pressure mounts for help in making the filing of unemployment claims a lot easier than it currently is. The state’s newly unemployed continue