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Florida Unemployment Insurance Benefits Eligibility

Eligibility_RequirementsIn order to qualify for Florida Unemployment Insurance Benefits, you must:

  • Have lost your job through no fault of your own.
  • Be actively looking for a new job.
  • Be ready to take a new job when offered.
  • Meet wage eligibility requirements based on your previous job(s).

All reemployment assistance claims must be filed online. read more 

Work Search Requirements

You are required on a weekly basis to make contact with five prospective employers and provide this
information via the Internet during your bi-weekly certification for benefits. A quick, efficient way to
contact employers is by using the Employ Florida Marketplace at, the state’s online
job matching system where you can search thousands of job postings and apply for jobs. read more

Was sick, got fired, was bullied by two employees. What exactly do I do?

Q) I had a full time job and got sick with a stomach bug. I called in and told my boss I couldn’t go in because I was vomiting and was told that’s fine. The next day I went in still sick but I tried to just work through it and couldn’t. They FORCED me to… Continue Reading