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Unemployment Benefits

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  • Accidently on Purpose

    Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims.
  • Drug screening for public beneficiaries approved

    The Legislature's budget committee has approved requiring drug screenings for recipients of public aid programs like food stamps and unemployment benefits. Gov. Scott Walker had proposed the testing. The Assembly last week passed a pair of bills to do...

    Torrington Man Took Unemployment Pay While Working, Top Prosecutor Says

    ROCKY HILL — A Torrington man who authorities said collected more than $24,000 in unemployment benefits while on the job was arrested Wednesday, according to the Chief State's Attorney's office. Christopher T. Blouin, 26, of Park Avenue was charged...

    US jobless aid applications rise slightly

    Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But even with the modest increase, the total number of people collecting jobless aid — pulled down steadily for months — fell to near 15-year lows. The Labor Department said...

    Ousted Caseyville police chief won't receive unemployment

    An Illinois state board has denied an oft-ousted southwestern Illinois police chief's bid for unemployment benefits. Jose Alvarez was fired three times by the village of Caseyville between February and May 2014, but managed to win his job back through...