| Jan 3, 2014
| 4:57 AM
Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity said late Thursday that it is doubling its staff to handle questions and problems with its flawed online unemployment filing system Connect.
DEO said it will hire 100 workers this month, another 100 in...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Florida has recovered $1.5 million in "financial restitution" from unemployment benefits website developer Deloitte Consulting, said Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's executive director Jesse Panuccio in an update Wednesday evening....
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The U. S. Department of Labor on Saturday authorized unemployment payments to Florida's unemployed whose claims have been delayed due to the state's flawed online unemployment system, Connect.
The Department of Economic Opportunity said it met with...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Unemployment benefits have been issued to 4,900 Florida residents whose benefits have been delayed by Florida's $63 million flawed online filing system, the state said Tuesday evening.
"Payments should begin arriving on Wednesday," said Jessica Sims,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity has been advised to pay 11,000 continued claims that have been delayed in the state's flawed online computer system Connect, a spokesman for Sen. Bill Nelson said Tuesday.
"[Labor] Secretary [Thomas] Perez...
| Dec 26, 2013
Recent headlines bemoan the fact that, in the city of Los Angeles, only one woman — recently elected to a City Council with 14 men — holds elected office in City Hall. As for L.A. County, with 9.9 million residents, a lone woman sits on its...
| Jan 9, 2014
A year before California launched an upgrade to a computer system that pays disability claims to injured workers, state employee Michael O'Brien warned his bosses of big trouble ahead.
An application architect, he was in charge of making sure that the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:58 PM
With protracted federal budget cuts at the Pentagon and NASA on the horizon, aerospace companies across the nation are choosing to combine forces as they vie for fewer dollars and brace for the tough times ahead.
In the first quarter of this year, there...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Almost 18,680 people asked for more time to sign up for insurance through the state's health exchange because they had trouble with the website during open enrollment, but exchange officials said Tuesday that many have already had their issues addressed....
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A surge of nearly 50,000 Marylanders obtained health coverage through the state's insurance exchange during the final two weeks of enrollment despite continued technical difficulties.
The website, which allowed users to sign up for private plans and...