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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

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When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days. Last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days. Can I file for benefits?

Q) When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days, 10-12 hr days, must be able to travel 3 different locations. 4/5 weeks a month I average 8-24 hrs weekly. Now for last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days cause no work available. Can I file for benefits? A) You may file a claim… Continue Reading

I was not fired but felt I had to quit my job. It was becoming a very unsafe environment. Is there any help.

Q) So I was not fired by not fault of my own but I felt I had no choice but to quit my job of ten years. It was becoming a very unsafe environment both mentally and physically on my health. Is there anyway the state can help me? A) You can get unemployment benefits if you… Continue Reading