UNEMPLOYMENT UPDATE from Governor Ron DeSantis:
DEO has added new servers and will continue adding as needed - 72 servers were added over the weekend to address unprecedented demand to DEO website.
DEO worked through the weekend getting new employees trained for unemployment claims - -
- 250 new employees started this morning.
- 500 more will begin this week.
- 2,000 more employees identified in state agencies that could help in unemployment claims.
- 518 employees through DOR are available and trained for unemployment processing
Unemployment paper applications now available - -
-Career Source & other agencies working to make sure paper applications are available throughout the state
-Governor is working with FedEx to print & send applications daily
-Some mayors opening public libraries for access to unemployment applications
DEO estimates 80,000 applications will be processed this week.