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First-time jobless claims in FL rise for second week; many claims...

First-time unemployment this month increased in Florida for the second week in a row, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday.The Labor Department reported...

Nearly 30 million still jobless nationwide; $300 federal payments run out...

Nearly 30 million people are still unemployed and getting benefits as of August 29 -- the latest figure available -- a new U.S. Labor...

FL’s jobless still waiting for new $300 federal supplement; work-search waiver...

Update: At 5:46 p.m. Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis' office announced that "eligible Floridians should anticipate receiving benefits from the LWA program this week."...

Former chief of FL’s faulty unemployment system quits his state job...

It’s official. Ken Lawson, head of the state agency that ran Florida’s faulty unemployment system, quit on Monday.He had been secretary of the Florida...

Eleven states approved for $300 federal unemployment supplements; FL still evaluating

A federal unemployment supplement of $300 weekly has been granted for jobless people in 11 states so far, but Florida is not among them,...

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

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has announced that seven states so far have been approved to receive federal Unemployment Insurance supplement funds...

‘14,000 attempts.’ Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much.But as they...

Divisive debate heats up as GOP pushes to cut $600 federal...

The Century Foundation, a progressive research organization, says in an analysis that small businesses and employees would incur “devastating” losses under the proposed HEALS Act...

Simple math tells a horrid story of unemployment claims in FL...

Like the online “dashboard” for public health data during the COVID-19 crisis, the state is publishing another data set to let jobless Floridians know...

Gov. DeSantis frustrated, under pressure as thousands of jobless Floridians await...

Under increasing pressure to pay out claims to jobless Floridians and fix the state's broken unemployment system, Gov. Ron DeSantis is now lashing out...

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