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Florida Unemployment Benefits

Feds To Investigate Florida's Unemployment Benefits Failures

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Labor officials will travel to Florida to investigate the ...

Big Fail At Rick Scott's 'Signature Jobs Agency'

Orlando Sentinel | Jim Stratton | Posted 09.15.2013 | Miami

The agency running Florida's unemployment program has changed its name and its top leadership but is still failing to meet federal standards in crucia...

Arthur Delaney

State's Unemployment System Violates Civil Rights Requirements

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida violated federal civil rights law with its new and unusual requirement that unemployment claimants file online and take math and...

Critics: Rick Scott Program Is 'Fraudulent,' 'Scamming People'

Reuters | Posted 11.09.2012 | Miami

* Florida among most tight-fisted states for compensation * New rules put premium on computer access for the jobless * L...

Arthur Delaney

Georgia Unemployment Based On Shoddy Data

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

Florida might be a bad influence on Georgia. For the second time in a year, Republicans in the Georgia General Assembly have imitated their neighbo...

States Shorten Duration For Unemployment Benefits

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Some of the states that have drained their unemployment insurance funds are cutting the number of weeks that a laid-off worker can ...

Florida Set To Slash Unemployment Benefits

St. Petersburg Times | Michael C. Bender | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

Out-of-work Floridians would receive fewer state benefits while businesses pay less tax under a controversial proposal approved Friday by a divided Le...

Florida GOP Lawmaker Told To 'Have A Heart' On Valentine's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A small coalition of community organizations in Florida is holding a Valentine's Day-themed protest Monday against legislation meant to slash unemploy...

Florida Unemployment Benefits Rise With Stimulus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida unemployment compensation benefits are increasing by $25 a week due to federal stimulus funding. The higher rate we...