Helping Patrons File for Unemployment Under the New Florida Law (Online)

Beginning August 1, 2011, Floridians who need to file for unemployment compensation benefits will have to file their forms and make their biweekly reports on the Internet at  They will no longer be able to use telephone or mail. Public libraries will be impacted by the new requirements.

Representatives from the Agency for Workforce Innovation will discuss the changes in the law and the new requirements to file for and receive unemployment compensation benefits. Learn what your patrons will need to complete their forms and biweekly certifications,  complete the required online skills assessment, report their work searches and more.

For more information, contact Pam Thompson, E-Government Consultant, at or 850.245.6633.

Recordings of previous E-Government webinars hosted by the Division of Library and Information Services are available online.

All you need is a computer, your Internet connection and a telephone to participate. When you attend a live event, you can post questions to the speaker and chat with other participants during the presentation.

If you know that you will be unable to attend the live event but would like to view the recorded webinar, please register. All registrants will automatically receive a follow-up email with the link to view the recorded webinar.

Register for this session.

Once your registration has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the live session.

For registration information and assistance, contact:

Stephanie Race at or 850.245.6630

Melissa Hooke at or 850.245.6632

This program is funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

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