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Employee or Contractor? New U.S. Guidelines Could Reclassify Workers
Reportfrom National Public Radio (NPR) on the Department of Labor's new guidelines on worker classification and independent contractors. Transcript of the audio isavailable here: http://www.npr.org/templates/transcript/t ...
More than $39 million in grants awarded to improve performance, integrity of state unemployment insurance programs and reduce worker misclassification
News release on the awarding of $39 million in federal grants to help prevent and detect improper unemployment insurance (UI) benefit payments, improve program performance, address outdated information technology systems, ...
Exec fired over co-worker's $1.3M embezzlement can get unemployment comp, court rules
This news article reports a case of a Pennsylvania executive seeking unemployment compensation after he was fired for not overseeing the work of an employee after he was specifically told not to supervise the employee.
DOL guidance targets misclassification of workers as independent contractors
NJ man sentenced for role in stealing 15M in jobless benefits
Partnership recoups 1M in fraudulent unemployment benefits
This news article reports on a partnership between the state Department of Labor and the Division of Criminal Justice that has resulted in more than $1 million in unemployment insurance compensation benefits being recovered ...
Payroll Fraud--Contractors Can Make a Difference
Lancaster Man Sentenced to Nearly Seven Years in Prison for Defrauding State's Unemployment Insurance System and Tax Fraud
Press Release issued on September 28, 2015 by the Department of Justice, Central District of California, announcing the sentencing of a man for defrauding California EDD (Employment Development Department) of unemployment ...
Combating unemployment insurance fraud with big data analytics
This blog post discusses the increase in breaches of personally identifiable information (PII) and the potential for big data analytics to play a major role in the reduction of unemployment insurance fraud.
IRS, States and Industry Partners Provide Update on Collaborative Fight Against Tax-Related Identity Theft
This news release reports on the outcomes of a March 2015 Security Summit featuring public and private tax administration leaders in which common challenges and ways to combat tax-related identity theft were discussed.