COVID-19 Unemployment Resources

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Jo Ann Koontz and Marina Parkin and joined by Christine Sensenig, Labor and Employment Attorney of Sarasota, FL. In today's webinar, we will be discussing Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity (Unemployment), the CARES Act and other related topics, including your questions about this topic.

1:05 Today's Agenda

3:53 State of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (Unemployment)

6:58 What has and what currently is the State of Florida doing about unemployment?

10:30 About the Federal Benefits and the CARES Act.

13:00 Unemployment Programs - The application process.

17:33 Information about approving independent contractors and gig workers for unemployment.

32:30 New website for those who have not applied for unemployment.

36:30 Details of the Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) Program

39:26 Details and Qualifications of the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

41:50 How to apply if you have corporate structure S-Corp set up for your business?

46:32 Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)

53:15 What if CPA helped apply for PPP? When can I qualify for unemployment? Is it "double dipping"?

58:22 For self-employed people, should you apply for unemployment?

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