Steps to File a Reemployment Assistance Claim

  1. File Online - File your reemployment assistance claim online through Florida's Internet Claims Filing System (FLUID). This process should take approximately 30 to 60 minutes. Your application must be completed within 72 hours and by midnight Saturday, Eastern Time, or your information will be lost and you must restart the FLUID application. View Florida's Internet Claims Filing System Tutorial for more information. 
  2. Note: You may not be able to complete a Florida Internet Claim application online, via the Florida Internet Claims Filing System utilizing certain portable electronic devices. This includes but is not limited to personal digital assistants (PDA’s), smart phones, cellular telephones, personal communications services (PCS) devices, multifunctional wireless devices, messaging devices, etc.
  3. Receive Confirmation - After you file your claim, you will receive a confirmation that your claim has been received and instructions for the Initial Skills Review. If your claim is approved, your benefits will begin on the day your application is completed. It typically takes three to four weeks to receive your first payment. View Finding Specific Claim Information Tutorial.
  4. Complete Initial Skills Review - You must complete an initial online skills review in the following subjects: Applied Mathematics, Reading for Information and Locating Information. If you are unable to complete such a review due to illiteracy or because you speak a language other than English, Spanish, or Creole you will be referred to your local One-Stop Career Center for assistance. The results of the review will be used by your local One-Stop Career Center to assist in your job search efforts. View Initial Skills Review Registration Tutorial for more information.
  5. Claim Your Weeks and Submit Your Work Search Information Online - After you file your initial claim (not after you receive your first payment), you will need to "Claim Your Weeks." You should continue to claim your weeks every two weeks until you are employed or your claim ends. The system is available Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time and Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time. You can also set up or change your payment method, set or change your PIN and obtain specific current information about your claim. Also, you will need to certify every two weeks that you are looking for a new job. You must submit at least five work search contacts (potential employers) or meet with a representative at your local One-Stop Career Center for reemployment services for each week you are out of work. Job search help is available at your local One-Stop Career Center and online through Employ Florida Marketplace. View Work Search Instruction Tutorial or Work Search Instructions – Handout for more information.

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About the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

Established by the government of the State of Florida to provide help to the unemployment, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) aims to build an efficient system through which jobseekers could easily find employers. It also provides training opportunities, advices and other resources for jobseekers. The mission of FDEO is “to promote economic prosperity for all Floridians and businesses through successful workforce, community, and economic development strategies.”

About the Unemployment Benefits Claim

As a legal resident of Florida, if you have lost your job through no fault of your own, you can probably get the unemployment compensation provided by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity as long as you meet certain state requirements, like being actively looking for a job, being ready to take a new job when offered and so forth. There are qualified reemployment services provided as well as training opportunities, advices and other resources.
With the help of FDEO, you can hope to say goodbye to unemployment within a short time. The Unemployment Benefits Claim can be easily filed online, which saves you a lot of time and trouble to drive to the agency and fulfill those paper forms. The only thing you need to do is to turn on your computer and within an hour, your application will be completed.
How can you file an Unemployment Benefits Claim at State of Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation?

Before you begin, you will need to prepare the following:
  1. A computer with internet access.
  2. You must meet certain requirements of the State as listed on the webpage.
Detailed instructions:
  1. Go to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Claims Process website at www.fluidnow.com/claimweeks.
  2. Click on the link marked “Florida’s Internet Claims Filing System (FLUID)” at the section titled “Steps to File a Reemployment Assistance Claim”.
  3. Read the process introduction and click on the button marked “OK” at the bottom.
  4. Click on the button at the bottom marked, “Claim Form In English”.
  5. Tick the box at the bottom to indicate that you understand the statement and wish to continue to file your claim. Then click on the button marked “Submit”.
  6. Tick to choose “Yes” and click the button marked “Submit”.
  7. Follow the instructions on the screen to finish your application step by step.
  8. For further information, refer to the FAQ center of FDEO at http://www.floridajobs.org/frequently-asked-questions-directory.
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