“Temporary wage replacement” is available to Florida residents who have been laid off by their employer due to COVID-19 concerns. This is offered through the Reemployment Assistance Center with Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity.
You can receive state assistance if you meet the following criteria:
- You were laid off for an extended period of time without pay due to COVID-19.
- You are quarantined by a medical professional or government agency.
- You are caring for an immediate family member diagnosed with COVID-19.
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Apply for temporary wage replacement HERE