NJ Bills Look To Stamp Out Unemployment Overpayments

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 8:50 PM EST) -- A New Jersey lawmaker wants to crack down on the overpayment of unemployment insurance benefits by requiring businesses to file wage reports to the state more often.

Assemblyman Wayne P. DeAngelo, a Democrat who represents parts of Mercer and Middlesex counties, introduced several bills Monday to tighten up the disbursement of unemployment benefits, including legislation that would require monthly, rather than quarterly, reports from employers on the wages that their workers earn.

A state audit of benefit payments under the New Jersey Department of Labor and...
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