Internet cafe employees to file for unemployment

Published On: Apr 16 2013 04:04:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 16 2013 04:05:21 PM EDT

More than 100 former Internet cafe employees in Jacksonville say they will file for unemployment Wednesday and protest the loss of their jobs.

They say the protest will happen outside the WorkSource building on Norwood Avenue at 11:30 a.m.

Gov. Rick Scott signed the ban on Internet cafes last week.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement officials say unlawful operations of cafes will mean patrons, owners and employees could be criminally prosecuted.


The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus