9 April 2020
Residents lined up on Wednesday in Hialeah, Florida to pick up unemployment forms at a pop-up drive-through. Florida Governor on Monday announced changes to help processing applications for unemployment benefits.
According to local media, more than 520,000 Floridians have applied for unemployment since March 15, compared to 326,000 in all of 2019. That surge has been echoed throughout the U.S.. Job losses suffered in March as the U.S. economy shut down in the face of the coronavirus pandemic were widespread.
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