Florida Unemployment Phone Number
The Florida Department of Labor, formally called the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation, is the organization you need to get in touch to make a labor complaint or file for jobless benefits. The State of Florida makes contacting the agency simple, and there are numerous ways to do so.
Contact the Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation by telephone by calling 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759). The phones at the Florida unemployment office answer from Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM EST. You will first be connected to the Interactive Voice Response system. Follow the menu choices to connect to the RA Hotline during normal hours.
Be set for long waits as lots of people are trying to do the same thing that you are. Be serene and courteous to the person you get connected to and you will get a lot more help. The staffers on the other line are over-worked and are everything possible they can to assist all of the people that are contacting them.
When you call the Florida unemployment phone number, ensure that you have:
- Social security number,
- Dates of employment
- Names and addresses of your employers,
- Gross earnings, and your
- Driver’s license number
You will also need a pen and paper to write down your claim number and any other relevant details.
More Florida Unemployment Phone Numbers:
Florida Appeals Commission: Call 850-487-2685. Learn more about how to file an appeal in Florida.
Agency Assist – Call 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759). Contact Agency Assist if you are unable to file an online claim because of a language barrier, disability, computer illiteracy, or if you were court ordered to avoid the internet.
RA Fraud Hotline – To report Florida unemployment fraud, call 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759). You can also report fraud online.
About Reemployment Assistance: Interactive Voice Response
Call 1-833-FL-APPLY (1-833-352-7759) to access a variety of unemployment information.
RA Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
- Access information 24/7
- Update your CONNECT PIN
- Receive important program messages
- Receive detailed information about your claim, such as payment status, determinations and appeals
- Update payment method and tax withholding options
- Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM (EST)
- Find information about filing a claim
- Obtain detailed information about your account
- Talk to a live person
Proactive notifications are also available:
The Florida Reemployment Assistance Program provides proactive notifications to provide claimants with important information about their claims.
- Get updates by voice call, text (SMS) or email
- Notifications will include reminders, requests for information, notice of payment, and more