Florida man issued $3,500 after 2 years of disqualifying for jobless benefits
A Winter Park man was finally issued his unemployment benefits after two years of never having received a single payment between jobs because, according to the Department of Economic Opportunity, his requests were “disqualified.”
Polk County paramedic wins fight for cancer disability benefits
A medical evaluation convinced the Florida Retirement System to approve “line-of-duty” disability retirement benefits for Polk County Fire Rescue paramedic Christina Lambert Pierson just 3 months after sharing her fight for cancer benefits with News 6.
‘It’s been very disheartening:’ Florida-Georgia unemployment mix up leaves woman’s benefits on hold
When Julie Meier and her husband Mike left their home in Florida after selling their 7-year-old custom boat canvas and flooring business in 2020, they never imagined they would be caught between two unemployment systems for the next two years.
Retired Illinois couple receives 2 years worth of vulgar ‘spoof’ calls and texts
For the last two years, Adelmira and Nicholas Garcia of Illinois have endured phone calls and texts from a phantom caller who has used a spoofing app to make it appear as if the calls originated from the couple’s own cellphones.