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Department Awards Grants to 40 State Workforce Agencies for Unemployment Insurance Program Integrity, Performance and System Improvement Projects
Sep 27, 2013
The Department of Labor has announced awards totaling approximately $176.4 million to 40 state workforce agencies for Unemployment Insurance program integrity, performance and system improvement projects. The grants are intended to: support the prevention and detection of UI improper benefit payments, improve state performance and address outdated information technology system infrastructures necessary to improve UI program integrity. Included in these awards are three state consortia grants totaling approximately $98.8 million for projects designed to improve overall program quality, performance and integrity.