Short-Time Compensation Program
Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
U.S. Citizens and residents
For employees whose hours and earnings have been reduced (but who have not been laid off) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the Short-Time Compensation program facilitates pro-rated Reemployment Assistance benefits (previously known as “unemployment assistance) to help cover the gap in earnings.
- Partial re-employment check to supplement a reduced paycheck
- Must be a full-time employee
- Weekly hours and/or pay must be reduced by 10% to 40% of normal pay
- Employee must continue to work all scheduled hours (based on reduced schedule)