Saturday, February 21, 2009

Floridians to receive $25/week more in unemployment insurance payment

According to the Tampa Bay Business Journal jobless Floridians will receive an extra $25/week in unemployment insurance.

Gov. Charlie Crist signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to increase weekly unemployment benefits by $25 per week.

The increased benefits take effect starting Feb. 22, a release from Crist’s office said. Funding comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the release said.

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