A new tool was introduced on Thursday to verify identification to fight identity theft-based unemployment fraud. The Department of Labor (DOL) says using source will also speed-up claims processing to give out benefits more efficiently.
If you are one of the 750,000 or so unemployed New Yorkers you have already endured an awful lot of hardship. What would you do if you had to pay back some of your benefits? In some cases, the state has overpaid benefits -- and they’re now asking for the money back.