Unemployment Assistance

Reemployment Assistance (RA) provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own.

*** PRESS RELEASE*** Florida Waives the Waiting Week for Reemployment Assistance

Reemployment Assistance COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

To qualify for benefits, you must:

  • ​Be partially or totally unemployed through No Fault of your own
  • Be actively looking for a new job
  • Be ready to take a new job when offered
  • Meet wage requirements based on your previous job(s)
All Reemployment Assistance claims MUST be filed online at CONNECT. 
Phone: 1-800-204-2418
Monday - Friday, 8 am until 5 pm EST