| Apr 22, 2015
| 1:03 PM
A Bridgeport woman was charged Wednesday after authorities said she illegally collected about $3,000 in unemployment benefits.
Christie M. Gray, 39, was charged with first-degree larceny by defrauding a public community and unemployment compensation...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:37 PM
NEW BRITAIN — A West Hartford man was sentenced to 21 months in prison Friday for illegally collecting unemployment compensation, supplemental nutrition assistance benefits and defrauding Medicaid, officials said.
Troy D. Williams, 40, of South...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 4:10 AM
A new report by Florida International University asserts that states like Florida that have dramatically tightened eligibility for unemployment insurance are seeing the biggest drops in the jobless receiving any benefits at all.
The conclusion from FIU's...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 10:48 AM
The state paid unemployment benefits to some people behind bars, according to an audit that also found other problems in the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.
The audit of the Division of Unemployment Insurance, which was...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 3:24 PM
California's unemployment insurance agency, after stumbling in the aftermath of the Great Recession, is making strides toward improving service to the jobless, the program's director told members of a state Senate oversight committee.
"We are meeting...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:32 AM
ROCKY HILL — A New Haven man who authorities said collected unemployment benefits while in jail was arrested Thursday, said a spokesman from the Chief State's Attorney's office.
Candido Rivera, also known as Candido Quiles, 45, was charged with...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 9:21 AM
More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market.
Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 5:38 PM
ROCKY HILL — A Mashantucket woman was accused of fraudulently collecting more than $23,000 in unemployment benefits, said a spokesman for the Chief State's Attorney's Office.
Tracy A. Daley, 42, of Elizabeth George Drive on the Mashantucket...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The economic rebound in the second quarter was stronger than previously estimated, another sign of a recovery gaining momentum after stalling early in the year.
The Commerce Department said Thursday that gross domestic product, the broadest measure of...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:27 AM
Initial jobless claims fell to near a seven-year low last week in a sign of continued improvement in the labor market.
About 304,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the week ended Saturday, down 11,000 from the previous week, the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Average weekly unemployment claims over the last month hit an eight-year low, the government reported, in another positive sign for the labor market recovery.
The number of people filing first-time claims for unemployment benefits held roughly steady at...