Apr 13, 2020 · Per Local10 News, Florida’s unemployment claims tripled to 227,000 last week and added an additional 150,000+ this week. Until this shutdown comes to an end, these numbers are projected to continue to rise. The Government Responds with the CARES Act
1 day ago · The number of new unemployment claims in Florida dropped during the second-to-last week of December compared to the prior week. A total of 23,053 new claims were reported for the week that ended ...
Dec 03, 2020 · The Florida Department of Revenue (FDOR) will increase the unemployment tax rate in January for the vast majority of the state’s employers, according to a Florida Chamber of Commerce news release. The maximum rate, paid by relatively few large businesses with a greater propensity for layoffs, will remain 5.4% for the first $7,000 in wages, or ...
2 days ago · Unemployment. Monroe County has always enjoyed the lowest unemployment rates in Florida, usually less than 3%. (Many say this is because the unemployed cannot afford to live in the most expensive county in the state.) But during the pandemic, that number swelled to about 32.2%, according to Florida’s unemployment dashboard. Workers in the ...