Florida Questions and Answers about Benefits: Unemployment

Can I still collect benefits if i didn’t call the payroll company within 24hrs of separation?
hi, I was working for a company that closed down on Jan. 7th 2011, but 4 months before closing they switched payroll companies. I filled for unemployment and now the payroll company is trying to appea...
2 answers  |  asked Jun 28, 2011 12:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

not offered family leave and fired for missing too many days.
my husband had stroke. missed time from work. became sick in hospital for one week my self. fired told due to work performance. now denies my unemployment. never offered family leave act is this a vio...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 11, 2011 7:13 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Signing a contract to not get unemployment benefit !!
I am losing my job soon , as the business I work for ( an independent jewelry store) is going out of business. They want me to sign a contract that I will not apply for unemployment benifits if I exce...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 28, 2008 6:50 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Quit or be fired?????
I am a manager in a local health care facility. They have indicated that they intend to terminate my employment and I have to choose whether to quit or have them fire me. Will I be able to get unemplo...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 5, 2008 1:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

Can employees fired for refusing to sign non-competes collect unemployment?
my adult son has managed his mother in law's landscape business for 7 years...her new husband is now heading up the company and requiring all to sign non-compete agreements...if they refuse, and are f...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 20, 2007 1:31 PM [EST]  |  applies to Florida

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