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Unemployed Floridians continue to fight for $300 federal unemployment benefit

A group of unemployed Floridians is fighting to bring back the $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits that Gov. Ron DeSantis got rid...

Career fair to feature more than 300 openings for employers in SWFL

Florida Joblink is hosting a job fair at Drury Inn, at 9950 University Plaza, Fort Myers from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., this Thursday,...
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One year after Dane Eagle takes over DEO, problems persist

Tuesday marks one year since Secretary Dane Eagle took over as head of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. One of his goals was to...
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Florida DEO Connect website not allowing people to log in

Across the state, many have been dealing with the same issues over and over regarding the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. This time, some...
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Federal unemployment programs end after this weekend

Vital unemployment programs that were put in place nationwide at the start of the pandemic end this weekend and many unemployed people in Florida...

Unemployment website launches two-factor authentication causing confusion, frustration

There are now new complications being reported with Florida's unemployment website plagued by fraud. A change meant to keep your account secure and keep scammers...
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Judge rules for DeSantis on unemployment benefits

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis didn’t violate the law when he stopped taking federal money to provide additional unemployment benefits, a judge has ruled. A...
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Florida has record number of job openings

Florida has more jobs looking for people than people looking for jobs especially because the Sunshine State is expected to have the tenth largest...
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DEO introduces new tool to verify identity following cyberattack

A cyberattack on Florida's unemployment website is keeping tens of thousands of people from logging into their accounts. But a new tool aims to fix...
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State emails out new tool to unlock unemployment accounts after cyberattack

A cyberattack is causing more issues with the unemployment system. The state has released a new tool to combat it, not long after a data...

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