Florida Releases Paper Application For Unemployment — But Promises A New Electronic Form Is Coming

Apr 4, 2020

Floridians looking for a way around the state’s broken unemployment website and overwhelmed call center now have another option: paper forms.

Late Friday, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity published paper applications on its website that people can print and mail to its headquarters in Tallahassee.

But you might want to hold off before filling one out and dropping it in the mail. State Rep. Anna Eskamani, D-Orlando, says state officials told her that the state would also be releasing a way for those forms to be submitted electronically.

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