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Off-Kilter Podcast: “It’s Just Been Like This Rolling Cliff:” What’s Next for America’s Crumbling Unemployment Insurance System?

For all the talk about what’s in “Build Back Better” recovery legislation that Democrats are trying to move through Congress, one thing that’s not currently in the bill, in what many workers’ advocates say is a glaring omission, is anything to do with Unemployment Insurance—which was badly in need of a refresh long before the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure that when workers lose a job, they have the protection they need.
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Labor Month Continues With Events for Jobseekers, Employees and Employers

V.I. Department of Labor (VIDOL) Commissioner Gary Molloy welcomes the public to continue to observe Labor and Management Awareness Month (Labor Month), by announcing the following events for the week:. Monday, September 20: What’s Happening at DOL Facebook Live Update. Learn more and stay up to date as we feature...
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njbmagazine.com

Total Pandemic Relief to NJ Workers Nears $35B as Federal Benefits Expire

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) announced that it has paid nearly $35 billion in Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits to 1.6 million claimants from March 2020 through week ending Sept. 4. This includes funds to hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans otherwise ineligible for regular unemployment...
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laworks.net

Initial unemployment insurance claims drop for week ending September 18

BATON ROUGE – The initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending September 18, 2021 dropped to 7,107 from the week ending September 11, 2021 total of 14,042. For a comparison, during the week ending September 19, 2020, 14,842 initial claims were filed. The four-week moving average of initial claims...
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Sioux City woman receives prison sentence for COVID-19 unemployment fraud

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – A Sioux City woman who stole government funds using a COVID-19 unemployment scheme was sentenced to 6 months in federal prison. According to the release, Linda Bosquez, 59, of Sioux City, Iowa, received the prison term after a guilty plea to theft of government funds. In a plea agreement, Bosquez admitted that from April 30, 2020, to July 22, 2020, she stole at least $24,235 from the United States Department of the Treasury and the states of Georgia, Michigan, and Ohio.
SIOUX CITY, IA
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US economy and stock markets continue to challenge wall of worry

Despite erratic retail sales, declining consumer confidence and a rapidly changing job creation landscape, the US economic environment remains healthy and should continue to benefit from favorable monetary policy. The August employment report was disappointing mainly due to the impact of the COVID-19 Delta variant on employment in leisure and...
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Sioux City Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for COVID-19 Related Unemployment Fraud

A Sioux City woman who stole government funds using a COVID-19 unemployment scheme was sentenced September 16, 2021, to 6 months in federal prison. Linda Bosquez, age 59, from Sioux City, Iowa, received the prison term after a guilty plea to theft of government funds. In a plea agreement, Bosquez admitted that from April 30, 2020 through July 22, 2020, she stole at least $24,235 from the United States Department of the Treasury and the states of Georgia, Michigan, and Ohio.
SIOUX CITY, IA
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