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Filing Unemployment Goes Digital

Starting Monday, anyone who wants to file for unemployment compensation has to do so online

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    Filing Unemployment Goes Digital

     

    Floridians who want to file for unemployment compensation -- or to update an existing claim -- will now have to do so online.
     
    Starting Monday, the system will be completely digital. The Agency for Workforce Innovation estimates the switch will save $4.7 million per year in administrative costs.
     
    Officials say applicants will still be able to call a hotline if they have questions about the filing process, even if they won't be able to file a claim over the phone.
     
    The agency encourages people without Internet access to use a public computer at a library or community center.