Working & The Economy

At least 1 million Floridians face unpaid utility bills and power cutoffs; attorneys push...

Roughly 1 million Floridians have been unable to pay utility bills during COVID 19 and fear power disconnections this month that could shut down...

U.S. House passes deal on stopgap funding, avoids government shutdown

House and Senate leaders reached a bipartisan agreement Tuesday night to pass a three-month funding stopgap, averting a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic...

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...

Appeals court sides with employee, upholds $4 million award in retaliatory firing dispute

A split federal appeals court has reinstated a $4 million arbitration award to a Miami investment adviser fired by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. for...

Nearly 30 million still jobless nationwide; $300 federal payments run out for FL’s unemployed

Nearly 30 million people are still unemployed and getting benefits as of August 29 -- the latest figure available -- a new U.S. Labor...

FL is behind most states in responding to the U.S. Census — which could...

With a September 30 deadline looming for responding to the 2020 U.S. Census, Florida lags behind most states in getting info to the federal...

Bar owners drop at least one lawsuit, a day after the state agrees to...

Bar owners who put pressure on the state, filing several lawsuits, are now allowed to open their doors on Monday, at 50 percent capacity.Attorney...

Mucarsel-Powell and other critics predict Trump would break promise to ban offshore drilling

South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, long an opponent of offshore oil drilling in waters off Florida’s coastlines, predicts President Donald Trump has no intention...

FL’s jobless still waiting for new $300 federal supplement; work-search waiver extended

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."...

FL releases more federal housing aid to local governments

Renters and homeowners struggling to pay for housing may qualify for more help from the state following release Friday of $45 million for pandemic...

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