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$300 supplement for unemployed set to expire Saturday; advocates ask that...

By Diane Rado/Florida Phoenix Though a $300 per week federal unemployment supplement expires this Saturday, the Florida AFL-CIO and other advocates are calling on Gov....

Petition urges Florida governor to keep “vital” unemployment benefits

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - Laid-off workers are appealing to Gov. Ron DeSantis to reverse plans to terminate a federal pandemic assistance program...

Laid-off Florida workers left to make-do as businesses get relief

By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - Laid-off workers who had to fight through Florida's broken unemployment system were promised relief with increased benefits. But,...

After DeSantis’ nix, momentum to boost Florida’s nationally-mocked unemployment benefits fading

By John Haughey/The Center Square Florida’s unemployment system collapsed last April when the state’s jobless rate tripled within three weeks, leaving hundreds of thousands of...

Florida House tees up $1 billion tax break for business at...

By Michael Moline/Florida Phoenix This may not be the year that Florida’s unemployment system — which failed epically under the weight of the COVID joblessness...

Critics say fraud surge ‘reflects how broken’ Florida unemployment system is

Last week, Florida's DEO announced it had deployed “additional fraud-detection software” on a mobile app that all new claimants must now use to file...

Goodwill hosts free webinars for job seekers, starting next week

Participants to receive tips for answering common job interview questions From Goodwill Industries of Central Florida According to WalletHub, Orlando is #53 (out of 182) on a...

Goodwill to host free webinars to help job seekers

From Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Thousands of local workers have been impacted by job cuts, lost hours or furloughs due to the economic impact...

Can Florida’s Business Economy Bounce Back in 2021?

Florida's housing market saw more overall sales, higher median prices, and even an increase in listings state-wide. In 2020, sales were up by 27%...

$1.4B in emergency federal rental assistance headed to Florida

By Jason Schaumburg | The Center Square Florida is in line to receive $1.4 billion in federal COVID-19 emergency rental assistance, Governor Ron DeSantis said Tuesday. The...