Florida announces withdrawal from federal pandemic unemployment benefits program effective June 26

Help Wanted sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Andriy Blokhin After months of participation in the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program, Florida has officially announced it is withdrawing from the program effective June 26, 2021. Florida has been fortunate enough to rebound in a considerably quick fashion from the pandemic unemployment lows of

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

Study Reveals Florida Has the 10th Worst Recovering Unemployment Rate in the U.S.

Unemployed Floridians in the state of Florida are denied by the Department of Economic Opportunity under the CARES Act due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Miami, Florida, USA on May 1, 2020. Photo and Caption: Blueee77/Shutterstock.com Despite all the wonder and beauty Florida has to offer, it is not without its faults. Indeed, it is