As far as the LWA you got that because you received at least $100 unemployment from the reconsideration. So, to make sure all 50 states get enough $ to give to their citizens for some help, Florida was approved for 900 or 3 back weeks to start. Hence they won’t qualify for Weeks 5 and 6 of the program. Also not available on Weekends and now there is a “waiting room” to even log in …. Was urs a lump sum too. Those who apply for Reemployment Assistance whose employment was negatively impacted as a result of COVID-19 will follow the same application, review and payment process as all applicants for Reemployment Assistance in Florida. Because UI is paid bi-weekly and FPUC is paid weekly. Here are some answers based on recent reporting. Below is an FAQ with more information on the PPP: Governor Ron DeSantis has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, managed by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), to provide economic support to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 in the form of short-term, interest-free loans. How do they expect people to pay their bills? If someone has a clue please let me know , the DEO does not answer the calls so now i am on limbo and not working . Any new information on who to contact for missing FPUC payments? No way to contact- consistantly hung up on. See the original details and details to file a claim in the updates below. Then we just received a fourth payment for the week ending 8/22. The LWA was a Trump executive order so that was put together on the fly. Remember, even if you qualify to receive as little as $1/week from state money, you should automatically receive $600/wk from the Federal gvnmt. Whatever you are referencing or replying to is months old. [Update with 2021 UI extensions and FAQ] The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) manages the states’ Reemployment Assistance benefits program, formerly known as unemployment compensation. It took us 3 months but last week the back pay weeks showed up on weeks you must claim, we claimed them, and then got the regular $ owed & Backpay for the 600 (I live in FL). I wish I knew her name because she was wonderful, kind, understanding and happy to help unlike every other rep I have spoken to before and since. While Florida has started paying all the enhanced unemployment payments it is well behind in processing and making retroactive payments. It then flagged all those answers with a big red X and incorrect so I am confused!!! Based on the many comments below, which have lots of questions and helpful suggestions (thanks to all those helping answer) here is some updated information on the enhanced benefits currently being paid in Florida. Any advice on this issue??? It is a weekly payment. I’m trying to be as patient as possible but I keep being told oh just wait 10days. But if I’m not the only one I’m thinking they were late mailing them out. You’ll get through, try 1 time an hour maybe. The measure heads to the Senate, which will consider the bill the week of March 16, and the President has indicated that he will sign it. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY ANSWERS TO ANY OF THIS? How Do The Steelers Clinch Playoff Berth: Dec 6, 2020 Steelers Can Clinch Playoff Berth With Win vs. Washington, AFC North Title Must Wait. Check that their account information in CONNECT is up-to-date and accurate. Anyway, the verification form has several pages with many questions regarding work activity that I thought was odd, but we are all in different circumstances. 32055, no later than October 1, 2020. My husband applied for unemployment on March 29 thru paper mail in application after spending several days trying to apply online And still haven’t received anything nor a letter in mail.. very discouraged w Florida living (Been new residents for almost 2 yrs) Can’t get any igo regarding! We Must sue the DEO dept Also we need to sue governor Di Santis and the state of Florida The definitely don’t want to give us our money owed!!!! I only received the $600 3 times. In a separate envelope, I received the $600 check as part of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefit. Thank you. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, expands Reemployment Assistance benefits. IVe called every day and barely get through to someone and when I do I some how get disconnected. So she put in a request for a change of date for me & said it might be weeks for it to process but it will. So the good news is that, if you did get the FPUC than, somehow the system must show that you are or were eligible for PUA at some point. Has anyone had any experience with “Monetary Determination” from FL DEO?? The suspended status will go back to active, and the claimant will continue on with claiming their weeks for PUA.For those waiting for their $300 FPUC, and who don’t have an active claim, they will need to first need to reapply or get reactivated to receive benefits under the extended programs. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed and created the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), which will service as an extension of the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) loan program, allowing financial institutions to provide federally-backed, forgivable loans to eligible businesses. I spoke to customer service rep and explain the issue and was then told that I AM entitled $600 PUA and not understanding why I never received the PUA link that is suppose to appear in the system. I am not receiving any federal unemployment. Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (Department) has completed the necessary technology changes to begin paying the Federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program benefits to eligible Floridians. This sounds about identical to us. The Florida Department of Health will now issue this update once per week. I have been placed on 2 hrs hold waiting on someone to answer, I have been hung up on so many times, they hire new people that don’t even know their own rules. If you experience price gouging or scams related to COVID-19 commodities, call 1-(866)-9NO-SCAM, or 1-(866)-966-7226 to file a report. I am an Independent Contractor S-Corp in the food industry shut down in March due to Covid, I am 71 years old and on Social Security, and no one will even talk with me. The system is broken…During an interview with CBS Miami last week, Florida’s governor, Ron DeSantis, admitted the state’s unemployment system was deliberately designed with several roadblocks to deter people from applying for benefits. The waiver would begin the first full month after the bill is enacted and terminate at the end of the first full month after a federal coronavirus-related emergency declaration is lifted. Update: The DEO has started updating their systems to make UI payments under the extended coverage period approved. Claimants with weeks remaining in UI should continue to file weekly claims. Florida’s system is indeed broken and designed to make it difficult to complete the application correctly especially for computer challenged people like me. Claimants currently receiving benefits through the Extended Benefits program must finish all weeks of EB before receiving additional weeks of PEUC. I to started with 3 600 checks than for nearly a month nothing and no one can help with the reason. they still owe me more weeks and 3 payments just didn’t make none of my late bills. My understanding is that companies could not recoup that money from employees who where furloughed due to covid because they fell it wasn’t fair to receive more money when people where furloughed. Check your accounts you all should have a good amount of 600$ deposits. If eligible, your claim may be backdated to the date you first attempted to file your application. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Claimants will begin to notice that benefits will be scheduled biweekly as weeks are claimed for benefit payments. November Update : Florida DEO confirmed it will only pay out only four weeks of additional jobless aid, rather than the six weeks provided under the program. They will send email requesting new date. I also received my state benefits on the June 4, but haven’t gotten the 600 per week. Same here 5/19 was my last, just stopped for no reason. I received 8 weeks of FL unemployment back pay in my account today, but no sign of the $600 payments. I need that money right now. They could have skipped their summer recess if that was the case. Self employed and eligible but not receiving any of it. If you were already receiving unemployment benefits, you didn’t need to do anything additional to qualify for this payment. If a technical issue comes up, I found nowhere to go for help. I was receiving the $600.00 every week but as of 05/31 I haven’t received a deposit and there is no way to find out why. Also, this Federal money is available RETROACTIVELY only for the weeks you qualify for between 3/29 – 7/25. $61 Million to facilitate the development and review, both pre-market and post-market, of medical countermeasures, devices, therapies, and vaccines to combat COVID-19. As far as the $600 payments from May to April I should be getting, I haven’t heard anything about them and when I called I was told all I can do is wait. I hope so….. I tried applying for informed mail but can’t. It took several attempts to verify. I’m well aware of what’s what for my benefit situation but things can change and be different as they change the rules on all of us. Mines as well. If you can’t find the answers in connect then the only people who will be able to assist you is customer service at the DEO, which is as CNN now call’s things, a shit show. well i did the next day. Search Twitter for DEO info under unemployment or remployment. No one knows for sure. Starting this week will be biweekly. Once I clicked the link to identify the issue, I was presented with additional questions to verify that my unemployment is a result of COVID-19. They still owed me three weeks back federal benefits but they have been slowly getting it to me. They will send an email to the proper department. If you don’t see it in the mail one week don’t freak out it will come mail is backed up everywhere right now!! I also won’t be voting for Ron DeSantis either. I applied for unemployment on March 17th. Have you looked on the CONNECT site and looked at payments? My claim date changed to 9/13/2020 when I applied for pua. I filed 2 more weeks today So I am guessing besides my regular pay, another 600 is coming?? Your email address will not be published. I hope the $300 continues. But someone last week (Destiny’s comments on here) said she got both but on different days. So stay tuned for updates. I called back and asked why did I only received one payment of $600 and not the other 17 weeks of the $600 that I did not receive since March? Same happened here. What the heck is going on? There should not be any energy going to stopping people’s income at this time. No regularity at all. The project will consist of hardening and expansion activities related to the Wastewater Treatment Facility at 3335 Hancock Road, Clermont, FL 34711. It should have something on there that explains. Then they will submit your request on their end and send a request form for you to fill out to your DEO online account. Why they show me this of 2019 when i am on furlough since March 21 2020 . I am missing 3 weeks of the $600 I had to claim to get 2 weeks of unemployment. CONNECT would note let us re-apply, but they could not tell us if our applications were received. Im assuming since they are processing so many payments we will all be on biweekly payments once everyone is caught up. But with the virus and the riots going on businesses are not open. Florida has worked fine for me once I was approved & DeSantis did not set up the old system which was outdated & NOT MEANT to handle 2 million cases filed in a week basically. Debi, I applied back in April and this week (Aug. 28) I logged in and it seems that ALL my RETROACTIVE payments are finally on their way (State and Federal!!). Florida, my 4th LWA payment was processed on September 14th. I applied and sent my application through fedex in April 24.. Do i have to reapply through connect ? It is November! CareerSource South Florida will continue to provide needed services online and via phone at (305)929-1547, Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Now, on our CONNECT portal it says that my benefits became effective and started on 5/10 and my husbands on 5/24. So far I have received 4 x 247 and 3 x 600. I requested to modify my claim filing date back to April 1st since I could not get into the system until May. I have been calling since May for April and since July for July . This program, authorized by President Trump’s memorandum, provides additional benefits for individuals who are … They are understaffed and have over a million applicants and have to process people with gig jobs and things they never had to do. If u modify ur claim it will stop your federal payMents while they investigate, Let them… it’s about 5 weeks payments and there’s nothing really to investigate, The federal program didn’t start until April so March you’re sol but slowly you will be caught up with payments. Lost wages check issued 9/8/20 just received 3 separate $300 checks in the mail 9/12/20. It took them a month to approve me but then its been smooth since & now Florida’s $300 a week that Trump approved started today since Congress could not agree, so at least we get that also. Because it was a BS proposal. Like u , I am kicking myself for not setting up direct deposit, Are you in Florida? – You must be a full-time employee, (not part-time or seasonal) with a standard number of hours worked each week (excluding overtime).– You must meet all of the normal requirements to establish a Florida reemployment claim and you must provide the DEO with any necessary information or documentation.– While on the Short-Time Compensation program you must work and/or receive paid leave for ALL of the hours that your employer has you scheduled to work in order to receive Short-Time Compensation Benefits for a week.– Every two weeks you will be required to report your hours worked, plus any hours of paid leave from your Short-Time Compensation employer and if you have a part-time job, earnings from that part-time job.– See further details here. Does this mean that things are moving along? Report all job refusals. I am making less money than people who were laid off, I have credit card debt now, that I did not have before. Plus the 247 weekly for 2 weeks through direct deposit and the 1 wk holding check via mail. The money could run out anytime. Claimants will be retroactively caught up on payments for all weeks they are eligible. But nothing with the extra $300. They paid only two weeks of Cares Act. It’s awful! Got one $600 check by mail from DEO and no letter. i have been getting a weekly payment of $235 from unemployment for over a month. Oh yeah I received enough for my weekly benefit and do check the inbox at least 2x a week. I have not received any of the $300 payments. Second go to the link to view determinations and there should be a link where you can see the information on anything that has been processed for you and why it did or didn’t go through. The Landlord can be based outside of Orange County but the rental property(ies) applied for rent arrears payment through this Eviction Diversion Program must be in Orange County, Florida. In a separate envelope, I received the $600 check as part of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefit. The company based this on the philosophy of that no employee should have made more money during the furlough. Tell the representative your issue. Then they sent me a letter showing me what i supposedly got paid last year on 2019 quarterly . They owe 600 plus two more weeks of both types. This is not exhaustive, but following are some key provisions: Call: 1(866)779-6121Email: COVID-19@FLHealth.govFor additional information and helpful links regarding COVID-19, please visit the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 website at the following link: http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/. Does it matter ? IF you fall into the category of self employed, independent contractor, etc…you have to apply as you did but wait to be denied …then a PUA application will magically appear in the upper left corner in Connect where you apply again with more questions….they auto approved me but said my “wages” were zero. When I logged into DEO, there was a note on my account stating it had been exhausted. So if you were approved, & Login to connect, you should have weeks to claim. The other issue is around backdated payments which were excluded from recent payment files for the federal payments. But there’s just some things you can’t fix. Now barely getting my $275 a week. Programs included in the CARES Act are: Through PEUC, Floridians may be eligible for up to $275, in addition to the $600 through Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), in weekly benefits. Now today after waiting to get on the site I have tried multiple times to claim my weeks and it keeps kicking me back to the beginning to sign in again?? I report my hours and wages as instructed. If I moved but updated my contact info. I had one agent tell me that I did not qualify for the PUA and that I had to be self employed for it. I did this on Thurs 8/6 and waiting to hearback. I always get the 600 on fri or sat, last week I didn’t get one and am still waiting. So everyone is getting something different. The additional $600 is meant to be provided each week until the end of July 2020. I started to receive payments on May 8th. The State of Florida Issues COVID-19 Updates TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The State of Florida is responding to COVID-19. On March 14, 2020, the United States House of Representatives passed a second coronavirus response bill, called the "Families First Coronavirus Response Act," 363-40. I am a Veteran who served my country with honor and dignity, but now I really need the support of my country and I cannot reach anyone to get answers. Note: when I had called them the second time and got the same answer and I asked about how long they thought it would be and they said I should see it in my account in about two weeks; but now it’s a month later and still haven’t received anything for month of April yet…, To get back dated payments you have to call and actually speak to someone and make the request. Yet I received all these payments for the rest of February the (275) and got two payments of $600 on 05/05. So if you are deemed eligible a linlk will show up on the left hand panel of your connect homepage that says “PUA Link”. I got a regular check yesterday for 247 which is for the waiting week. Potential issues when completing bi-weekly verification: After finally completing, I still received a message within the “Payment Request Status” section of the home page: Pending issue(s) have been identified on your Claim Payment will be delayed until the pending issue(s) is resolved. For the Reemployment Assistance Resource Guide which includes frequently asked questions, please click here. But still no $300 in any fashion. I have not seen any payments of the $600 since then. Wow you are a lucky one . No $600 ! good luck with the system. This is a known issue as You have to call 1-800-204-2418 option 5. Wrong ui is bi weekly in Florida. it helps but my bills are piling up and the deo still has no info on when il get my checks back.. But if U Dont claim your weeks, your going to not get $. Was told it could take up to 10 weeks to receive new check. Hi, thanks for the response. How many questions did you answer wrong? I dont think they want anyone to have any money. 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