News Story (Florida)
May 28, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Unemployment, Unemployment Insurance
Organizations mentioned/involved: Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida
But Laurie Yadoff, an attorney at Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida, said her clients complain their applications are still “pending” and are still unable to get through to state unemployment offices for assistance.
“It’s been a tremendous struggle and a couple of my clients I have to keep calling them and telling them to hang in there,” Yadoff said. “They just keep saying, ‘What’s the point?’”
And not every state has implemented the new unemployment programs provided under the massive coronavirus relief package signed into law in March.