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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...

Governor DeSantis: Floridians Deserve a Better Safety Net

One month ago, we sent a letter along with 44 partner organizations to Gov.  Ron DeSantis, urging for more action to strengthen our safety net...

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...

The nightmare FL unemployment system has been down again, even as...

Over 2,000 state employees across state agencies have been assigned to assist with Florida's troubled employment benefits system, Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a...

‘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...

FL Senate Democrats urge changing eligibility date for jobless workers denied...

With jobless workers frustrated by a malfunctioning benefits system, Florida Senate Democrats want Gov. Ron DeSantis to use his emergency powers to start unemployment...

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...

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