Posts Tagged With: Unemployment benefits

States cracks down on unemployment insurance fraud

By Bob L.
07/03/2011

This article is really funny, when I moved to Ohio in 96, Washington State had passed a law that gave state workers full unemployment if they got cut back to 32 hours of work, and then these states talk about unemployment fraud, now who is behind this when Governments protect their own employes with unemployment, I don’t know about now, but if it is still on the books, I would call that state sanctioned unemployment fraud.

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AP
By LAURA CRIMALDI
07-03-2011

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A nationwide crackdown is coming for people fraudulently drawing unemployment payments — those who were never eligible and workers who keep getting checks after they return to work — a $17 billion benefits swindle last year alone, say federal officials.

With the poor economy lingering and the jobless rate remaining high, Rhode Island and other states are stepping up efforts to stop the fraud and improper payments. Continue reading

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States shorten duration for unemployment benefits

By Bob L.
5-22-2011

States shorten duration for unemployment benefits:   Is this the reason why they are saying that Americans are going back to work, or is this just to make Obama look like his dumping this Country along with Bush into a bankrupt country having to barrow money to keep from going into another depression, or are we in the beginning of one, and they are not man enough to tell the American people the truth, what ever they are peddling is sure stinks, and like they say shit runs down hill, and the low and middle class American people are the recipients of it.

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AP

By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
5/22/2011

WASHINGTON – Some of the states that have drained their unemployment insurance funds are cutting the number of weeks that a laid-off worker can count on those benefits. Legislators are trying to limit tax increases for businesses to replenish the pool and are hoping the federal government keeps stepping in when the economy slumps.

Michigan, Missouri and Arkansas recently reduced the maximum number of weeks that the jobless can get state unemployment benefits. Florida is on the verge of doing so. Unemployment in those states ranges from 7.8 percent in Arkansas to 11.1 percent in Florida. Continue reading

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