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

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...

FL cites increase in jobs as reason for ending federal unemployment...

Florida will cease distributing $300 per week in supplementary federal unemployment assistance next month, the official who supervises the state unemployment system announced on...

What some GOP lawmakers really think about the unemployed: They’re lazy...

State Rep. Anna Eskamani had heard enough. She and other House Democrats had been advocating for months — even before the Florida Legislature opened...

FL’s minimum wage boost faces a struggle; advocates warn of low-paid...

Florida workers are set to get a boost in the minimum wage in September to $10 per hour — part of the constitutional amendment...

New joblessness stats: FL sees decline while 10.7 million remain out...

Florida’s jobless rate fell from 6.3 percent in November to 6.1 in December, according to labor statistics released Friday by the Florida Department of...

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,...

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