Pa. Unemployment Regs Expected To Save $24M Annually

Law360, Philadelphia (November 6, 2012, 10:02 PM EST) -- Final regulations unveiled Monday by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry could save the state $24 million a year through requirements that would force residents receiving unemployment benefits to show their efforts at finding full-time work.

The final-form regulation, which was submitted to the state’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission on Monday, outlines the lengths to which beneficiaries of the state’s unemployment compensation fund must go in order to continue receiving benefits.

“The regulation serves the public interest in that [unemployment compensation] work search requirements shorten...
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