Terms Used In Florida Statutes 443.181

  • Contribution: means a payment of payroll tax to the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund which is required under this chapter to finance reemployment assistance benefits. See Florida Statutes 520.42
  • Employment: means a service subject to this chapter under…. See Florida Statutes 520.42
  • Fund: means the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund created under this chapter, into which all contributions and reimbursements required under this chapter are deposited and from which all benefits provided under this chapter are paid. See Florida Statutes 520.42
  • political subdivision: include counties, cities, towns, villages, special tax school districts, special road and bridge districts, bridge districts, and all other districts in this state. See Florida Statutes 88.6011
  • Reemployment assistance: means cash benefits payable to individuals with respect to their unemployment pursuant to the provisions of this chapter. See Florida Statutes 520.42
  • State: includes the states of the United States, the District of Columbia, Canada, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. See Florida Statutes 520.42

(1) The one-stop delivery system established under s. 445.009 is this state‘s public employment service as part of the national system of public employment offices established under 29 U.S.C. s. 49. The Department of Economic Opportunity, under policy direction from CareerSource Florida, Inc., shall cooperate with any official or agency of the United States having power or duties under 29 U.S.C. ss. 49-49l-1 and shall perform those duties necessary to secure to this state the funds provided under federal law for the promotion and maintenance of the state’s public employment service. In accordance with 29 U.S.C. s. 49c, this state accepts 29 U.S.C. ss. 49-49l-1. The department is designated the state agency responsible for cooperating with the United States Secretary of Labor under 29 U.S.C. s. 49c. The department shall appoint sufficient employees to administer this section. The department may cooperate with or enter into agreements with the Railroad Retirement Board for the establishment, maintenance, and use of one-stop career centers.
(2) All funds received by this state under 29 U.S.C. ss. 49-49l-1 must be paid into the Employment Security Administration Trust Fund, and these funds are available to the Department of Economic Opportunity for expenditure as provided by this chapter or by federal law. For the purpose of establishing and maintaining one-stop career centers, the department may enter into agreements with the Railroad Retirement Board or any other agency of the United States charged with the administration of a reemployment assistance or unemployment compensation law, with any political subdivision of this state, or with any private, nonprofit organization. As a part of any such agreement, the department may accept moneys, services, or quarters as a contribution to the Employment Security Administration Trust Fund.