Florida’s Internet Claims Filing System helps you to file an unemployment compensation claim online by visiting fluidnow.com and filling out the weekly claim form.
No need to visit an unemployment office to apply for unemployment compensation, to contact somebody and to fill out the forms with pen and paper; as now, you can do it over the internet, by filling out the online application whenever you want and at your own pace. Residents of the state of Florida, who have lost their jobs by no fault of their own and are struggling to find better job in the state, can file an unemployment compensation claim online through Florida’s Internet Claims Filing System (FLUID). To apply for unemployment benefits online, check out fluidnow.com and follow the process.
The website mostly provides unemployed individuals to apply and get compensation for a set number of weeks. Once your application gets accepted, they will get financial support as well as helping tips to find good jobs. You can also check the status of a claim, update account details, complete an initial online skills review, file an appeal, file for extended benefits, report fraud, etc.
The total amount that you will get for unemployment claim week will differ, based on how much money you had earned on your last job position. As of 2011, you will get $32 – $275 per unemployment claim week. The website provides you all the basic info related to filing a claim for Florida unemployment compensation benefits, such as it suggests you how to do it through internet, telephone, or mail.
You should meet basic qualifications listed below to file for Unemployment Compensation:
- You must be a legal resident of the state of Florida.
- Your past earnings must meet certain minimum thresholds.
- You must be unemployed and it shouldn’t be due to your misconduct.
- You must be able, available, and actively searching for job.
- You must be ready to take a new job when offered.
How to file for a Florida Unemployment Claim at Fluidnow.com?
Just head over to Fluidnow.com, and click on ‘File a Claim’ given on the left side. The whole claim process will take around 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Once you have started the application, you have to complete the application within 72 hours, otherwise the application will be lost and you have to start it again. At the time of claiming, you should keep your past employment records on hand like dates worked, etc. as they will be required to complete the claims procedure online.
On the ‘File a Claim’ page, click on Florida Internet Claims Filing System box to start the online claim. Select the language, in which you want to file your claim, for example – English. Now a new web-based claim system will be added on October 15, 2013 – CONNECT, which will serve job-seekers and employers better. It will change the present system used to file a claim and confirm for re-employment assistance benefits. To know more, go to www.floridajobs.org/connect. Follow the on-screen directions given on this website to claim your weeks online. This new way to claim your weekly Reemployment Assistance benefits is available from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), in partnership with Deloitte.
If you have already filed a claim and feel like you were wrongly denied, then don’t worry as you can still go ahead and file an appeal online. For this purpose, you should have better documentation that can allow you to prove that you are right. Make sure that you have proper documents with you.
Note that if you prepare a false statement to claim unemployment benefits or file for increased benefits, then Florida Law can take charge of up to $ 5,000 even jail for 5 years under Florida Law.