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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...

FL jobless rate dives in August, amid ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Unemployment in Florida fell dramatically between July and August, declining to 7.4 percent in August compared with 11.4 percent in July, according to a...

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...

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...

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

GOP unemployment proposal: Cut the $600 supplement and set new formula...

With a $600-a-week federal unemployment supplement for the jobless ending in days, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a televised interview Thursday that...

Jobless claims continued to surge into late May amid COVID-19 pandemic

Another 223,927 Floridians filed initial claims for unemployment compensation during the week ending May 16, placing the state's unemployment rate at 12.1 percent.Those numbers...

National jobless rate soars to Great Depression levels, with the burden...

With jobless rates not seen since the Great Depression, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday that 20.5 million American workers lost their jobs...

More than 1 million FL workers file for unemployment, as pandemic...

Nearly 1.2 million jobless workers in Florida have filed initial claims for unemployment benefits, with more than a half million filing in the week...

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