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Unions hope workplace safety rules are coming soon: ‘Some of these...

While top Florida lawmakers fast-track legislation to shield employers from COVID-19 lawsuits, unions that represent many of Florida’s 10 million workers say employees need...

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...

While joblessness remains high, first-time claims decline in FL

First-time unemployment claims in Florida dipped below 30,000 last week for the first time since March 21, when the pandemic forced massive layoffs --...

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...

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