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Labor Department Sending $2.4 Million to Help Florida Battle Fraud During the Pandemic

The funds are part of $49 million being sent to 28 states and territories through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs.

Stephanie Murphy Tries to Get Relief for Working Families Act in Final COVID-19 Relief...

“Florida’s unemployment system failed workers when they needed help the most, resulting in non-payment of benefits, under-payments, delayed payments and—in some cases—overpayments,” Murphy said. “Florida workers didn’t cause this mess, and they shouldn’t be punished for Tallahassee’s indifference and incompetence. Requiring workers to pay for the mistakes of our state government only adds insult to injury, and my bipartisan bill will stop this injustice.”

DEO Offers Unemployment Assistance Update

On Thursday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) offered on update on the efforts made to enhance its unemployment assistance program due to the negative economic impacts presented by COVID-19.