Category: Timely Opportunities
If staff hours must be reduced, you can consider applying for the Short Time Compensation Program at the website below, and your employees can file for unemployment benefits for the pay differential during the time of reduced hours. You will need your login to Connect through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to submit this application.
From the link:
The Short-Time Compensation program helps employers retain their workforce in times of temporary slowdown by encouraging work sharing as an alternative to layoff.
The program permits prorated reemployment assistance benefits to employees whose work hours and earnings are reduced as part of a Short Time Compensation plan to avoid total layoff of some employees.
To apply for the Short Time Compensation Program, please follow this link to the Employer Login page of CONNECT.
The goals of the Short Time Compensation program are listed below.
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