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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...

‘Horrific situation’: Jobless claims grow, but Floridians can’t access benefits from...

Some 654,000 jobless Floridians have filed for unemployment benefits in the last month, with 181,293 filing initial claims in the week ending April 11,...

Nearly half a million FL workers have filed for unemployment in...

Nearly 170,000 jobless Floridians filed for unemployment benefits last week, bringing the total to 473,000 claims in the last three weeks, according to a...

Chaos, uncertainty and hope: Tales from real people in a layoff...

Roxie Smith worked as a server at Sonny’s BBQ for 14 years. She learned about her termination through a “print-out email” posted on the...

Top FL official apologizes for malfunctioning unemployment system; promises fixes, like...

In an online conference with state legislators, the head of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity today apologized for the massive problems with the...

Unemployment claims soar in Florida as COVID-19 outbreak shuts down the...

The COVID-19 crisis has tripled the number of Florida workers filing new claims for unemployment in the last week, according to a new report...

FL workers struggle to claim unemployment benefits, even as feds increase...

Maxine Jackson worked as a housekeeper at the posh St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort in Miami-Dade County until March 20, when she was laid...

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