Unemployment

Florida unemployment issues and remedies are discussed in Employee Rights Reporter published by the employment attorneys at Sass Law Firm.

Five Florida Unemployment Changes Fast Approaching

Pandemic Unemployment Benefits  If you are receiving the additional $300 pandemic-related unemployment benefits, changes are coming that will impact you. As we previously addressed in our prior blog on this topic, states could opt in to the Federal unemployment benefits program to provide unemployed workers affected by the pandemic with an additional $300 per week …

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You may be entitled to expanded pandemic unemployment benefits!

The DOL recently expanded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) eligibility to include three additional COVID-19 related reasons an individual could use to qualify for the benefit. PUA provides unemployment benefits to individuals who are not eligible for regular unemployment compensation, including workers who ran out of benefits, are self-employed (including independent contractors or gig workers), do not …

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Relief is on the way! Florida approved to provide extended unemployment benefits

The federal CARES Act allowing unemployment benefits of up to $600 per week expired on July 31, 2020.  Unfortunately, the need for these monies continues as many unemployed workers remain without jobs after July 31, 2020 because of the pandemic.  There is hope on the horizon that these workers will receive some additional unemployment benefits …

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